Jackson, MS (March 19, 2023) – Three people sustained injuries in a head-on collision on Friday, March 18, in Rankin County. Several Rankin County agencies responded to the scene at approximately 8:00 a.m. in order to help those involved.
Police at the scene reported that a woman and her child sustained injuries in the accident. The baby was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries while responders worked for over two hours to free the mom from the wreckage.
The baby’s mother was also transported to a hospital with injuries. The second vehicle’s driver was also extricated and transported to the hospital by ambulance.
What led to the crash remains unknown at this time. The identities of the injured victims have not been reported.
Police in Jackson continue to investigate.
We hope for the full recovery of those with injuries.
Mississippi Car Accidents
Each day, auto accidents that end in injuries happen in Mississippi. Approximately 300 collisions are reported each day throughout the Magnolia State. More than 125,000 wrecks are reported per year in Mississippi. These accidents cause injuries to over 55,000 people annually.
Auto collisions have become a prevalent issue in the United States. Negligent driving is the culprit in over 90% of reported auto collisions on American roadways. This is alarming when we consider that, per year, the United States sees over 6 million traffic accidents or about 17,000 per day. Some of the most common types of driver negligence in the United States include:
Sustaining severe injuries in an accident can be very overwhelming and difficult. You may be stuck in the hospital recovering for an extended period of time while you worry about medical care costs, vehicle repairs, wage loss, and more. Additionally, your medical treatment could extend for weeks or months, costing you a fortune in medical bills. Some of the most common injuries that occur in auto accidents include:
- Spinal cord damage
- Broken bones
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Internal organ damage
If you have sustained injuries in an accident caused by negligence, you may have options available to you that can help you recover. Working with a skilled attorney can help you get the financial compensation necessary to get your life back on track.
The car accident lawyers in Jackson at Mama Justice have over twenty years of skilled experience helping accident victims to exercise and preserve their legal rights. Our lawyers can help you get the maximum financial compensation for your damages if you have sustained injuries in a crash caused by driver negligence. 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.