Madison County, MS – Injury Wreck on I-55 near Gluckstadt Rd

Madison County, MS (October 20, 2023) – An injury accident happened in Madison County on the afternoon of October 20. At approximately 4:55 p.m., the collision occurred on Interstate 55. 

Multiple responders were sent to the scene of the crash on I-55 near Gluckstadt Road. Traffic was delayed in both directions while emergency crews worked in the area. 

One or more individuals involved in the crash were hurt and in need of emergency medical care at the scene. The injured parties were treated and transported to the hospital for further evaluation and treatment. Their names have not been reported at this time. 

Authorities in Madison County continue to investigate. 

We hope for the full and quick recovery of those with injuries.

Mississippi Car Crashes

Being hurt in a traffic collision can be totally overwhelming and devastating. Especially if your injuries landed you in the hospital, you may be unable to work or see your friends and family, which can be depressing and cause you a lot of anxiety. The bills related to sustaining a serious injury and needing to spend a lot of time in the hospital can be astronomical. The average cost related to severe car crash injuries ranges in the tens of thousands of dollars in the United States.

Each year, more than 6 million auto collisions occur in the United States. These wrecks end up injuring around 3 million people and take the lives of approximately 40,000 annually. These numbers are high, but they become even more alarming when we consider that the majority of these wrecks are caused by the actions of negligent drivers.

Madison County, MS - Injury Wreck on I-55 near Gluckstadt Rd

Negligent driving can be displayed in countless ways. Some of the most common forms of negligent driving in America today include distraction, fatigue, intoxication, and speeding. These are all hazardous forms of negligence that take the lives of tens of thousands of people per year and cause millions to sustain injuries. Driver distraction alone is behind approximately 400,000 auto collisions per year. About 3,000 people lose their lives due to the actions of distracted drivers yearly.

When you or someone you love has been injured in a crash caused by negligence, it is always in your best interest to talk to a skilled attorney who can help you file a personal injury claim. Personal injury attorneys can help crash victims recover by getting them the financial compensation and justice they deserve. Compensation can be awarded for medical bills, lost wages, vehicle repairs, and eve non-economic damages like pain, suffering, emotional turmoil, and more.

We can help you gather the financial compensation you need to recover from the losses and damages that may have resulted from your crash at the law office of Mama Justice. You can call our firm at (888) 484-1476 to talk to a skilled Madison County car accident attorney.

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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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