Meridian, MS – Auto Accident on I-20 near I-59 Requires Emergency Response

Meridian, MS (September 18, 2022) – A car crash happened on the afternoon of September 17 in Meridian. Just before 3:00 p.m., responders were sent to the crash scene on Interstate 20 to help those involved. 

Sources say the wreck occurred on Interstate 20 near Interstate 59. All southbound and westbound lanes were blocked while emergency crews worked at the crash site. 

Crews were present in the area for a prolonged time period on the afternoon of September 17. How many people suffered injuries in the accident has not been reported. 

Currently, police in Meridian continue to investigate the circumstances of the incident. Traffic was backed up for some time and drivers commuting in the area were asked to use alternate routes. 

 Our thoughts are with the involved parties in hopes of a full recovery. 

Mississippi Auto Crashes

Meridian, MS - Auto Accident on I-20 near I-59 Requires Emergency ResponseMississippi sees hundreds of thousands of car crashes every year. More than 100,000 vehicle collisions are reported in the state annually. Of these wrecks, around 60,000 individuals suffer injuries. A percentage of these injuries will have lifelong impacts on victims, and some even end up taking lives. 

Driver negligence is the main cause of auto wrecks in the United States and throughout the state of Mississippi. The state sees more crashes caused by driver intoxication and distraction than inclement weather and vehicle malfunctions combined. Throughout the United States, driver negligence causes millions of vehicle collisions every single year. 

When you or a loved one has been hurt in a car accident caused by negligence, you have legal options available to help you recover. It can be overwhelming and expensive to be hurt in a serious car crash. If your accident was caused by another person, working with an attorney can help you get the money you need to pay for the following damages that may have resulted from your wreck:

  • Vehicle repairs/replacement
  • Lost wages
  • Medical bills
  • Pain & suffering
  • Disfigurement
  • Emotional stress
  • And more

Working with a Meridian car accident lawyer from Mama Justice is always in your best interest, especially if you or someone you love were wrongfully injured. Our legal team has over 40 years of combined legal experience and will work diligently on your behalf to help you recover. We firmly believe that innocent crash victims should never go broke paying for the care they need to get better. Allow our team to help you get your life back on track after it was derailed by the actions of a negligent driver. 

You can reach the law office of Mama Justice at (662) 262-6264 for more information on how we can help you.

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