Starkville, MS (April 5, 2023) – Shortly before 1:00 a.m. on the morning of April 5, a serious car crash was reported to officials in Starkville. Sources say the crash happened on Highway 12 for reasons still under police investigation.
Local police and paramedics were dispatched to the crash site shortly after it happened in order to help those involved. Multiple responders were observed at the scene, located on Highway 12 near Garrard Road.
One or more people involved in the incident suffered injuries. At this time, their identities have not been reported to the public.
Police in Starkville continue to investigate the circumstances of the accident.
Our thoughts are with everyone involved. We hope for their full recovery.
Mississippi Vehicle Accidents
A large portion of Mississippi drivers has admitted to sending or reading text messages while behind the wheel. In fact, roughly 75% of Mississippi drivers have acknowledged talking on the phone while operating their vehicles, and approximately 45% have admitted to reading, writing, or sending a text message while driving on a public road. Driver distraction causes around 400,000 auto collisions each year in the United States, taking the lives of approximately 3,000 people.
Those who become involved in auto collisions caused by negligent drivers often sustain severe and sometimes even catastrophic or fatal injuries. If you were hurt by the actions of a negligent driver, acting in a timely manner to file a personal injury claim after your accident may help you to have a better chance at collecting the maximum compensation available for your injuries and losses. Speaking with a car crash lawyer in the first few days following your crash can help ensure that your legal rights are totally protected and that you are able to get the justice and compensation you are entitled to.
It is important to seek skilled legal guidance if you or someone in your family has been hurt in a car crash caused by negligence. Mama Justice has worked for decades to help injured accident victims recover. Our main goal is to help you get the money you need to pay for the costs and damages related to your accident. Our skilled Starkville car accident attorneys will protect your legal rights and guide you through the process of building a strong case. Contact us at (662) 262-6264 for more information on how a car accident lawyer 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.