Jackson, MS (January 13, 2023) – A car crash happened in Jackson on Friday, January 12 that required an emergency response. At least one person was in need of emergency medical attention at the scene of an accident on Lakeland Drive.
According to reports, the accident occurred on Lakeland Drive near Manship Road. At least two vehicles were involved in the collision which resulted in serious damages and traffic delays.
Emergency responders were seen working in the area for some time on the afternoon of January 12. At least one individual was treated by paramedics and transported to a local hospital for further care.
The names of the involved individuals have not been reported at this time. Police in Jackson continue to investigate the circumstances of the collision.
Our thoughts are with those involved. We hope for their full and fast recovery.
Mississippi Car Accidents
At least 50,000 people sustain injuries in Mississippi auto accidents every year. Oftentimes, negligent drivers cause these crashes. Approximately 9 out of 10 wrecks in the United States are the result of driver negligence, including drivers who are reckless, intoxicated, and operating their vehicles at unsafe speeds.
Every year, millions of car accidents in the United States are caused by negligence. Approximately 3 million people suffer injuries in these accidents per year, while more than 30,000 lose their lives. Driver intoxication and distraction cause the majority of these collisions. About one-third of all traffic crashes in the United States involve an inebriated driver.
It often takes injured victims days or even weeks to recover. They usually have to spend a prolonged period of time in the hospital where they must undergo exhausting and expensive medical care. Being involved in a severe auto accident can result in anxiety, depression, and even extreme mental issues like PTSD.
Those who sustain injuries in car accidents rarely understand the legal rights they possess. It is imperative for injured accident victims to get ahold of a lawyer as soon as they can following their crash, especially if it was caused by negligence. Someone injured in a car crash may possess the right to collect financial compensation that can help cover their medical care costs, vehicle repairs, and more.
If you or someone you love has recently been injured in a car crash caused by negligence you deserve to be compensated for the losses and damages you face. Medical costs and more are applicable damages in an auto accident claim. A car crash attorney in Jackson will inform you of your legal rights toward compensation.
A car accident attorney can help you recover if you were recently injured in an auto collision. You might qualify for compensation if your injuries happened due to the negligence of another individual. An attorney will be able to help you figure out how your crash occurred and how much compensation you are entitled to.
Call the law office of Mama Justice at your earliest convenience to speak with a lawyer. You can reach our law firm at (662) 262-6264 We charge nothing unless you are awarded compensation for your injuries and losses. You deserve all the help you can get after being wrongly injured by another person’s negligent, reckless, or careless actions. Call us today to get the help you need to recover.
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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.