Jackson, MS (December 5, 2022) – On the evening of December 5, at around 5:27 p.m., a car crash happened in Rankin County that required an emergency dispatch. The incident was reported to officials in the area, who immediately responded to the scene.
Sources reveal the collision occurred on MS 471 just past McKay Hill Drive. At least two cars crashed and blocked all lanes in both directions for some time.
Paramedics were seen rendering aid at the crash scene. One or more involved parties sustained injuries and required transportation to the hospital. Their names have not been reported at this time.
Traffic was delayed in the area for an extended period of time while crews worked to clear the roadway and assist those with injuries. Authorities in Jackson are still working to determine the cause of the incident.
Our thoughts are with those involved in hopes of a full and fast recovery.
Mississippi Auto Accidents
Every day, car wrecks that end in injuries occur in the state of Mississippi. On average, more than 300 car crashes are reported per day in the state. Over 125,000 car wrecks are reported per year in Mississippi that injure more than 55,000 and end the lives of over 1,000 people per year.
Across the nation, approximately 4 million people have been hurt in car crashes annually, while nearly 40,000 are killed.
Currently, the most common causes of car crashes in Mississippi include:
Sustaining serious injuries in a car crash can be extremely difficult and overwhelming. You may be stuck in the hospital for days or even weeks while you rack up medical bills and miss work. Your vehicle may need to be repaired or replaced, and you may require long-term medical care so you can fully recover from your injuries. Some of the most commonly seen injuries that result from serious auto collisions include:
- Spinal cord damage
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Broken bones
- Internal organ damage
If you have sustained injuries due to the negligent actions of another driver, you may have legal options available that can help you recover. Speaking with a personal injury attorney can help you get the money you need to get your life back on track.
The car accident lawyers in Jackson at Mama Justice have more than 20 years of experience in helping accident victims to preserve and exercise their legal rights. Our lawyers can help you get full and fair financial compensation for your injuries and losses if you have been hurt by a negligent driver. We will put together a solid legal claim for you so you can get the compensation needed to get your life back on track.
Call our law firm at (888) 484-1476 to find out how we can assist you.
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Disclaimer: We at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice, have worked hard to become valued members of the Northern Mississippi business community. We write these posts to bring awareness to the dangers of driving in hopes that our fellow community members will use an abundance of caution when operating a motor vehicle. The information in this post is not intended to be medical or legal advice. The photographs used in this post were not taken at the actual accident scene.