Jackson, MS – One Hurt in Motorcycle Crash on I-55 near St Dominic’s

Jackson, MS (September 2, 2023) – An injury accident occurred in Jackson on Saturday evening, September 2. Several responders went to the scene to help those involved shortly after it occurred. 

According to reports, the wreck took place on Interstate 55 near St. Dominic’s. Capitol Police responded to the scene, where they were met with a tow truck and an ambulance. Members of the Jackson Fire Department were also seen rendering aid at the crash site. 

The injured victim was treated by paramedics and taken to the hospital for further care. Their name has not been released at this time. 

Police in Jackson are still investigating the details of the accident. 

We hope for the full recovery of the injured victim.

Mississippi Motorcycle Collisions

A substantial portion of adult drivers in the state of Mississippi have admitted to using their cell phones while behind the wheel. In fact, 75% of adult motorists in the Magnolia State have said that they have talked on their phone while driving, and, an alarming 45% have said that they read, write, or send texts while in the driver’s seat out on the road. In the United States, distracted driving causes over 400,000 auto collisions per year, and around 3,000 deaths.

Jackson, MS - One Hurt in Motorcycle Crash on I-55 near St Dominic’s

Negligent driving is the main cause of the majority of traffic accidents in the United States, according to information provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Motorcycle crashes are no exception to this fact. Reckless driving is listed as the main contributing factor in motorcycle crashes in the United States, according to the NHTSA. Also, according to information from the NHTSA, over 3% of all fatal accidents in the US are caused by reckless driving.

Overall, the United States sees approximately 90,000 motorcycle crashes per year. When we consider that the majority of these are negligently caused, we may realize that negligent driving has become a serious and problematic issue in the United States.

Motorcycle accidents caused by the negligent actions of drivers often result in severe or even fatal injuries for those involved. Quick action is required in order to thoroughly protect your legal rights and exercise your options after an accident. It is generally recommended that those injured in auto collisions caused by negligent drivers file a personal injury claim for financial compensation. Consulting with a Mississippi personal injury attorney as soon as possible after an accident can ensure that your rights are protected.

If you or a loved one has been injured in a motorcycle accident due to the negligence of another driver, it is in your best interest to seek legal help. The personal injury law office of Mama Justice specializes in assisting car accident victims in obtaining compensation for their medical bills and other losses. Our experienced Jackson motorcycle accident attorneys will protect your legal rights and guide you through the process of building a strong case. Contact us at (662) 262-6264 for more information on how a Vicksburg car accident lawyer can help 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 are not taken at the actual accident scene.


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