Meridian, MS (December 14, 2022) – At least one person was in need of medical attention at the scene of a car crash in Meridian on December 14. At approximately 3:31 p.m., emergency dispatchers sent police and paramedics to the scene of the accident on Interstate 20.
Reports show the crash occurred on I-20 past MS 145 South. The number of involved vehicles has not been reported at this time. At least one person sustained injuries in the accident.
Paramedics were seen rendering aid to those involved in the accident. All westbound lanes were closed while emergency crews worked to secure the crash scene and help those involved.
Police asked local drivers to use different routes of travel while the wreck site was occupied by responders. Delays in traffic ensued in the area for some time on the afternoon of December 14.
We hope for the full recovery of those with injuries. Nothing further has been reported.
Mississippi Car Accidents
The number of car crashes reported in the United States each year is alarming. Especially when we consider the reasons these accidents occur. On average, the US sees over 6 million car crashes every year, over 90% of which are the result of driver negligence. This is equal to approximately 17,000 auto collisions each day. Further, approximately 7,500 people are seriously injured in these accidents, and about 99 are killed.
Throughout the nation, each year, about 2 million individuals are so severely injured they end up spending time recovering in the hospital. Hospitalization related to a serious injury is expensive, overwhelming, exhausting, and stressful.
Hospitalization for a severe auto accident injury can cost anywhere from 10 to 50,000 dollars. Per year, the economic cost of auto collisions throughout the country exceeds about $8 million.
When you or someone in your family is hurt in a car crash, you may have to spend time recovering in the hospital. Spending time away from work can be worrisome and stressful. Due to these problems and others, working with a personal injury attorney may be a smart move for you.
A car accident attorney can help you get the care you require to completely recover physically, financially, and emotionally. A compassionate and skilled attorney who has a working knowledge of personal injury law will know what needs to be done to get your life back on track.
All drivers on the road owe one another a duty of care to remain sober, aware, alert, and awake while operating their vehicles so as to keep themselves and others safe. If you’re aware that your wreck was caused by the negligence of another person, call a car crash lawyer in Meridian as soon as you can.
You can reach our office at (888) 484-1476 to figure out how you can move forward from the aftermath of your wreck.
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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.