Philadelphia, MS – One Injured in Car Accident on MS-19 Near MS-185

Philadelphia, MS (May 5, 2022) – Injuries resulted in a car accident that happened on a major roadway in Philadelphia, Mississippi on Wednesday morning, May 4. 

Neshoba deputies responded to the scene of the accident around 7:27 a.m., which happened on MS-19 around the area of MS-185. Two vehicles were traveling in the northbound lanes of the highway when they collided with each other due to reasons that are not entirely known. The vehicles involved in the crash sustained heavy damage and had to be towed away. 

Several local responders, including Philadelphia medics and fire crews, were called to the scene. One person was seriously injured as a result of the collision. The injured victim was rushed to the hospital for treatment of their injuries. 

The roadway was blocked in several northbound lanes of traffic until police were able to fully clear the scene. 

Neshoba Police continue their investigation into the circumstances leading up to the accident. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victim whose life has been impacted by the accident. We hope for their speedy recovery. 

Car Accidents in Mississippi

Officials estimate that tens of thousands of victims are hurt in serious Mississippi car accidents each year. Car accidents happen in many common areas throughout the state but our major highways are among the most common. Highways are known as dangerous areas because drivers are traveling at high speeds when they are involved in collisions, in most cases. They could also be engaged in any of the following negligent acts: 

  • Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol
  • Falling asleep at the wheel
  • Driving while distracted

When a driver is not focused on the road in front of them, an accident could happen within seconds and affect every aspect of your life. This is why it is crucial that you have the help of a legal advocate on your side. 

The number of accidents that happen every year in Mississippi becomes grimmer and grimmer as these collisions increase. Those who sustain serious injuries in a car accident will pay a hefty price. You should never have to worry about getting back on your feet after an accident that is not your fault. The party who caused your accident should always be liable for the harm that they have caused you. You have options and should speak with a Philadelphia car accident attorney in your time of need. 

Our attorneys at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice have diligently fought to protect the rights of those injured in serious Mississippi car accidents over the years. Our main purpose is to help you gain the compensation that you deserve after a car accident. We will take a closer look at the facts of your claim and help you work toward financial damages that can help you get back on your feet. Our attorneys are here for you during one of the darkest times in your life. We will also answer any questions that you may have along the way. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Philadelphia at (888) 484-1476 for more information on 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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