Lowndes County, MS – Three-Car Crash Injures One on Hwy 82 near Military Rd

Lowndes County, MS (March 10, 2024) – A car with no license plate led police on a high-speed chase that ended in a three-car crash that caused injuries.

The incident occurred on Wednesday evening, March 6 at the intersection of the on-ramp to Highway 82 and Military Road. The chase ended with a head-on crash and then the vehicle struck another car before stopping. The driver then fled the scene to a nearby hotel where he was apprehended shortly thereafter. One individual was hurt in the crash, however, their name has not been reported at this time. Police in Lowndes County are still investigating the circumstances of the incident. 

We hope for the full recovery of the injured victim. 

Mississippi Car Wrecks

Car crashes happen all the time in Mississippi. Averagely speaking, in 2020, more than 100,000 traffic crashes happened in the Magnolia State. Sadly, tens of thousands of individuals were injured in these crashes and hundreds lost their lives. Yearly, approximately 680 individuals lose their lives in traffic collisions throughout Mississippi. These incidents occur under several different circumstances, however, the majority are caused by the actions of negligent drivers.

Lowndes County, MS - Three-Car Crash Injures One on Hwy 82 near Military Rd

In the United States, car crashes have become the main contributing factor in the majority of auto accidents. American citizens aged 25 and under are most often killed in car crashes, and, auto collisions are among the top ten leading reasons that Americans of all ages end up losing their lives. The most common types of driver negligence seen on American roadways include fatigue, intoxication, speeding, and distraction. Some statistics related to driver negligence in the US include: 

  • Over 400,000 car accidents happen each year due to distracted driving. 
  • More than 11,000 individuals lose their lives per year due to speeding drivers. 
  • Approximately 90% of American auto accidents are caused by driver negligence. 
  • Over half of pedestrian collisions are caused by negligent driving. 
  • Approximately 30% of the national accident fatality rate can be attributed to intoxicated driving. 

In Mississippi, the most common cause of auto collisions right now is speeding closely followed by intoxication. If you or a loved one were hurt in a recent car crash in the Magnolia State, you may consider working with an auto accident lawyer. A car crash attorney in Lowndes County can help you to recover in numerous ways after you were hurt in a negligently caused accident. You may be suffering from painful injuries while you worry about how you will cover the costs related to your accident. An attorney can help you gather financial compensation for a long list of damages, including but not limited to medical bills, the costs associated with vehicle repairs, wage loss, mental anguish, pain, suffering, and more.

You can collect the funds you need to cover all of the expenses that stem from your accident when you work with an attorney from the law office of Mama Justice. A lawyer can also help hold negligent parties accountable for their actions that led to your crash. Contact our law office as soon as you can at (662) 262-6264 for more information on how we can assist you.

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