Southaven, MS (December 26, 2022) – At least one person was hurt in a car collision that happened in Southaven in the late evening of December 22. Just before 9:30 p.m., rescue personnel and emergency response teams were sent to the accident site to aid the wounded. The crash reportedly happened on Interstate 55 at Stateline Road in DeSoto County. A number of drivers and passengers were injured when two to three cars collided in the vicinity. As emergency officials worked in the neighborhood, both lanes of the road were blocked. At least one wounded person was evacuated from the scene and sent by ambulance to a nearby hospital; however, their current state is unknown. The authorities are now examining the accident’s cause. As emergency personnel worked in the neighborhood of the accident scene, traffic slowed significantly. During that delay, authorities urged local drivers to find other routes. However, no other information is available, and the police investigation continues. Our continued thoughts are with the wounded victims and their families.
Mississippi Auto Accidents
Automobile accidents have become more regular in the United States. They occur daily around 17,000 times. In the United States, around 6 million automotive accidents occur annually, resulting in between 3 and 4 million injuries.
In the most recent year, approximately 4,400,000 people were injured badly enough to need hospitalization. Mississippi has over 100,000 automotive crashes annually, resulting in over 50,000 injuries. Sadly, more than one thousand people are killed annually in these tragedies. A serious automobile collision may significantly impact your life.
Depending on the specifics of the incident, an auto accident attorney may be of immense aid in the immediate aftermath of a serious vehicle accident. You can be required to pay past-due medical bills, vehicle repairs, and other costs. If the accident was not your fault, you might be entitled to monetary compensation to help cover any associated costs. The following are examples of major injuries incurred in an automobile accident:
- Internal organ damage
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Spinal cord trauma
- Broken bones
Unfortunately, reckless drivers cause the majority of traffic accidents in the United States. Negligent driving is defined as any action that diverts your attention from the road. Negligent driving practices include using a cell phone, speaking with passengers, and driving when intoxicated, overtired, or at unsafe speeds.
In the United States, numerous types of driver irresponsibility annually result in millions of car collisions. Throughout Mississippi, hundreds of thousands of these crashes occur each year. If you were recently injured in a vehicle accident caused by the negligence of another motorist, you should talk with an auto accident attorney who can help you resume your life. A lawyer can assist you in filing a claim for personal injury and receiving compensation for losses and damages.
The costs associated with medical bills, vehicle upkeep, and wage loss may be onerous and lead to a negative bank account balance. This may induce worry and be distressing. This circumstance has the power to alter your life drastically. Avoid traveling alone. A lawyer can help you get your life back on track. Over the last two decades, Mama Justice’s vehicle accident attorneys in Southaven have assisted in the recovery of accident victims.
If you feel that a negligent motorist caused your accident, you should call our law firm immediately to begin filing a personal injury claim. For further details, please get in touch with our office at (662) 262- 6264.
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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.