Starkville, MS (February 4, 2023) – On Friday, February 3, there were confirmed injuries resulting from a serious car accident in the Starkville area.
The crash was first reported that afternoon at around 3:50 p.m. along Bailey Howell Road. Emergency responders were dispatched to the scene to provide aid to the crash victims, and the injured parties were later transferred to a nearby hospital for additional treatment. The crash site was closed while emergency crews were present, and it was later reopened once tow trucks were able to remove the resulting wreckage.
The severity and number of resulting injuries have not yet been confirmed, and no further updates have been made public at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is in the hands of local authorities.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Mississippi Car Accidents
Compared to years past, the number of serious injuries brought on by auto accidents in Mississippi significantly increased in 2020. The number of injuries per year stayed under 1,000 from 2014 to 2018, with a low of 633 car-crash injuries in 2014 and a high of 781 injuries resulting from collisions in 2016. However, the figures show that injuries in car crashes increased to 1,579 in 2019 and then more than doubled to 3,603 in 2020. This pattern suggests that the state’s problem with major injuries from auto accidents is getting worse.
Because car accidents can happen to almost anybody on the road, even the most careful drivers, it is essential for those who are injured in crashes to pursue the compensation to which they are entitled if a careless driver was responsible for their injuries and caused the collision. Driving is a requirement for many people living in Mississippi, therefore the risk of getting involved in a collision is an unavoidable but inconvenient aspect of being on the road. Our lawyers have helped many car crash victims obtain full and fair compensation after a crash, and we want to help you.
Many accident victims quickly discover after being involved in a collision can make it challenging to file a claim for any resulting injuries. This is because they are often uncertain of what steps to take to start the recovery process. Your claim may be worth more than you think if you have an experienced auto accident lawyer on your side.
It is critical to get legal counsel if you have been injured in a serious car accident. The MW Law Firm – Mama Justice specializes in helping victims of auto accidents get reimbursed for their lost wages and medical expenses. In addition to defending your legal rights, our skilled attorneys will help you develop a compelling case. For additional information on how a Starkville car accident lawyer can assist you, call (662) 262-6264.
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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.