Meridian, MS – Child Injured in Two-Car Crash on Hwy 45

Meridian, MS (October 30, 2023) –  A car crash happened on a highway in Meridian on Saturday evening, October 28. Responders were dispatched to the scene shortly after it happened in order to render aid to the people involved. 

Sources report the incident took place when a 2007 Toyota Sequoia was headed north on Highway 45 and became involved in a collision with a 2015 Ford Explorer. The Explorer was carrying one adult driver and three minors. 

One child was taken by ambulance to Anderson Hospital in critical condition. The young victim was later transported to University Medical Center in Jackson. 

Police in Meridian continue to investigate the circumstances of the wreck. 

We hope for the full recovery of the injured victim.

Mississippi Traffic Accidents

Hundreds of individuals are killed yearly in car crashes in Mississippi. Oftentimes, people end up losing their lives due to driver negligence. In 2018, statistics concerning auto collisions in the Magnolia State showed that over half of auto collisions in the state are caused by negligent drivers. 

Meridian, MS – Child Injured in Two-Car Crash on Hwy 45

Hundreds of auto collisions take place each and every day in Mississippi. Sadly, hundreds of people end up losing their lives each and every year in severe auto wrecks that happen throughout the state. The majority of car crashes in the United States and in Mississippi happen due to drivers who are intoxicated, distracted, or speeding. Each year, more than 400,000 car crashes in the US are caused by distracted drivers. These wrecks end up taking the lives of around 3,000 individuals per year on average. 

Serious injuries often follow auto collisions caused by negligent drivers. Some of the most common injuries seen in car crashes caused by speeding, intoxicated, or distracted drivers include:

  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Organ damage
  • Fractures
  • Paralysis

Suppose you or someone you love has been hurt in a traffic collision that you believe was caused by a negligent driver. In that case, you should speak with a Meridian personal injury attorney immediately. 

Our lawyers from the law office of Mama Justice offer our continuous and unwavering support to you and your family members after a severe collision. A claim can become complicated quickly, which can place you and your family in a difficult position. It is not always easy to bring a personal injury claim, which is why, with the help of one of our skilled personal injury lawyers, you may be able to gather full and fair financial compensation for the losses and damages you may be facing in the aftermath of your accident. Please contact a pedestrian accident attorney at (888) 484-1476 to find out how we can help 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 are not taken at the actual accident scene.


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