Jackson, MS (October 11, 2022) – A car crash was reported on the morning of October 11 in Jackson. At approximately 8:30 a.m., emergency crews were dispatched to the scene of an auto accident on Interstate 20.
The incident occurred on Interstate 20 near Gallatin Street. Multiple vehicles were involved in a crash that ended in injuries for at least one person.
Numerous responders were seen in the area, including paramedics, police, and firefighters. The center lane of the interstate was blocked for some time while crews worked to secure the area.
The names of the involved parties were not immediately reported. One or more victims were transported from the crash site to a local hospital for treatment.
Police asked local drivers to use alternative travel routes for the time being. Few other details have been reported concerning the nature of the collision.
Our thoughts are with the victims and their loved ones at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Mississippi Vehicle Crashes
Auto accidents are unfortunately rather common in the United States and throughout the state of Mississippi. Across the nation, over 6 million vehicle collisions are reported per year that injure over 3 million people. More than 40,000 individuals lose their lives per year in car crashes reported in the United States. In Mississippi alone, over 125,000 vehicle collisions are reported annually that injure more than 55,000 people. Every year, over 1,000 people lose their lives in auto collisions reported in the state of Mississippi.
Alarmingly, the main cause of most of the car wrecks that occur in the United States and throughout the state of Mississippi is driver negligence. There are numerous forms of driver negligence, including distraction, fatigue, intoxication, and speeding. These are all dangerous and reckless, and lead to many people sustaining severe injuries and even losing their lives every year.
When you or a loved one has been seriously hurt in a car crash caused by driver negligence, it is important to figure out how to move forward financially. You may be stuck paying outstanding medical bills, vehicle repair costs, and more. A car crash lawyer in Jackson can help you file a personal injury claim for financial compensation if you are under the impression that a negligent driver caused your injuries.
At Mama Justice, we have decades of experience helping injured crash victims make full financial recoveries after they are hurt by the actions of negligent drivers. It is illegal to drive negligently in the state of Mississippi, which is why injured crash victims who were victimized by the actions of negligent drivers are able to file personal injury claims for compensation. You should not have to pay for the costs related to your injuries if they were caused by the reckless or careless actions of another person.
Our law firm has been working for decades to help innocent crash victims recover in more ways than one. We can help you get financial compensation for medical bills, repairs to your vehicle, lost wages, and even non-economic damages like loss of life enjoyment, loss of consortium, pain and suffering, and more. You can reach our law office at 662-262-6264 to be connected with an experienced car crash attorney who can help you through this difficult time.
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Disclaimer: We 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 are not taken at the actual accident scene.