Meridian, MS (December 20, 2022) – At least one person was hurt in a car crash that happened in Meridian on the evening of December 20. Emergency crews were dispatched to the crash site shortly before 7:30 p.m. to render aid to the involved parties.
Reports indicate the accident took place on Interstate 20 near US 11. An unspecified number of cars crashed in the area and injured the involved individuals.
All eastbound lanes of the interstate were blocked while emergency responders worked in the area. At least one person was transported from the scene with injuries.
Currently, the reason the accident occurred is under investigation by police. Delays in traffic ensued near the wreck scene while crews worked in the area.
Police asked local drivers to use different travel routes while the scene was active with responders. Few other details are available to report at this time.
We hope for the full recovery of those with injuries.
Mississippi Car Accidents
Car wrecks have become a common occurrence in the United States. They happen more than 17,000 times per day. Each year, over 6 million vehicle crashes occur in the US, which cause injuries to between 3 and 4 million individuals. In one recent year, approximately 4.4 million people were injured seriously enough to spend time recovering in the hospital. Over 100,000 auto crashes are reported in the state of Mississippi every year that injure more than 50,000. Sadly, more than 1,000 people are killed in these wrecks per year.
Your life can be totally changed by a severe auto crash. In the time immediately following a severe auto wreck, depending on the nature of the crash, an auto accident attorney could greatly benefit you. You may be stuck paying outstanding bills that stem from medical care, vehicle repairs, and more. If the accident wasn’t your fault, you might be eligible to collect financial compensation to help you pay for all the costs related to your accident.
A severe auto accident injury may resemble the following:
- Internal organ damage
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- Broken bones
Sadly, the majority of auto accidents that happen in the United States are caused by the actions of negligent drivers. Negligent driving is defined as any activity that diverts your attention from the roadway. Looking at your cell phone, talking to people in the car, and driving while intoxicated, overly tired, or at unsafe speeds are all dangerous examples of negligent driving. These types of driver negligence cause millions of car accidents every year in the United States. Hundreds of thousands of these wrecks happen in the state of Mississippi.
If you were recently injured in a car accident caused by driver negligence, you need to work with an auto accident attorney who can help you get your life back on track. You can file a personal injury claim with a lawyer who can help you get financial compensation for the losses and damages you face. The costs associated with medical bills, repairs to your vehicle, and wage loss may be overwhelming and end up putting your bank account in the negative. This can be stressful and depressing. Your life could be totally turned upside down by this entire situation. Don’t go it alone. A lawyer can help you get back on the right track.
The Meridian car accident attorneys at Mama Justice have been working for over 20 years to help injured crash victims recover. You should call our law office as soon as you can to get started on your own personal injury claim if you know that your accident was the fault of a negligent driver. Call our office at (662) 262-6264 for more information.
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Disclaimer: We 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