Jackson, MS (December 19, 2022) – At approximately 6:47 p.m. on December 19, emergency crews were sent to the scene of an auto accident in Jackson. What caused the crash to occur remains unknown at this time.
Multiple responders were seen working at the site of the incident located on US 80 near MS 468. At least two vehicles crashed and caused injuries.
Paramedics treated injured victims at the scene. Those with extensive injuries were transported to local hospitals for further care as needed.
The names of those involved have not been identified at this time. The exit ramp of US 49 South was blocked while crews worked to secure the scene.
Police asked local drivers to use different routes of travel while the site was active with responders.
We hope for the full recovery of those with injuries.
Mississippi Car Accidents
Each day, auto accidents that cause injuries happen in the state of Mississippi. On average, over 300 vehicle collisions are reported each day in the Magnolia State. More than 125,000 auto collisions are reported each year in Mississippi that cause injuries to over 55,000 individuals and take the lives of more than 1,000 people each year.
Throughout the country, over 3 million people are injured per year in car wrecks, while close to 40,000 lose their lives.
Currently, car accidents are most often caused by:
Being seriously injured in a car accident can be very overwhelming and difficult. You may be stuck recovering in the hospital for weeks or longer while the bills continue to pile up, and you are unable to return to work. Your vehicle may need costly repairs or be fully replaced due to damages sustained in the crash. Your medical care may extend long-term, costing even more money. 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 been seriously hurt in an accident caused by driver negligence, you may have legal options that can help you get your life back together. Speaking with a personal injury lawyer can help you get the financial compensation you require to recover.
The car accident lawyers in Jackson at Mama Justice have over two decades of skilled experience helping accident victims to preserve and exercise their legal rights. Our attorneys can help you get full and fair financial compensation for your damages if you have been hurt by the actions of 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.