Rankin Co, MS (June 26, 2022) – A traffic accident happened in Rankin County on Friday, June 24 between a car and a semi-truck. According to reports, the incident occurred on I-20 near milepost 62 at approximately 2:00 p.m.
Information from reports shows that a police officer in Rankin was working his routine patrol route headed east on I-20 when he came across a collision between a tractor-trailer and a car. The semi-truck was completely engulfed in flames, according to information from police.
Both vehicles were in a wooded area by the roadway with significant damages, according to authorities. The truck driver was found on the ground next to his truck in need of immediate medical assistance.
Rankin County Deputies, Rankin EOC, Pelahatchie Police Department, Pelahatchie Fire Department, Pafford Ambulance Service, and Walters Fire Department were observed assisting at the scene.
All injured victims were transported to local hospitals with injuries. We hope for the full and fast recovery of the injured victims.
No further information has been reported at this time.
Mississippi Auto Wrecks
Truck accidents are known for being some of the most catastrophic accidents on our roads. This is due to the fact that trucks are some of the largest vehicles on our roadways in Mississippi. In one recent year in the entirety of the U.S., over 110,000 people were seriously injured in truck accidents due to the reckless acts of others.
Truck drivers are thought of as some of the safest drivers on our roads. However, they sometimes engage in acts that put drivers at risk. Being injured in a truck accident can affect your life in a variety of ways. Because of this, you should have the assistance of a legal advocate on your side.
If you have been hurt in a truck accident, you should have the assistance of a Mississippi truck accident lawyer on your side. An attorney will be able to help you answer a wide array of questions that you may have regarding your claim. Truck accident claims can be incredibly complex, as many parties could be at fault for an accident. These include some of the following parties:
- Truck drivers
- Trucking companies
- Cargo loaders
If you have been hurt in a truck accident that is not your fault, you should always understand your legal rights. It is imperative that you speak with a knowledgeable Mississippi car accident attorney who can help you every step of the way.
At MW Law Firm – Mama Justice, we have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have been hurt in Mississippi truck accidents over the years. We understand how overwhelming a truck accident can be and offer our help and resources when you need them the most.
Having a truck accident attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected during these complicated times. We will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects. Please contact a truck accident attorney at (888) 484-1476 for more information on how we can help you.
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