Starkville, MS – Nash St Scene of Injury Wreck near MLK Dr

Starkville, MS (August 12, 2023) – On Saturday morning, August 12, a serious car crash happened in Starkville that required an emergency dispatch. At around 9:42 a.m., the incident took place on Nash Street. 

Reports from local authorities show the collision occurred on Nash Street near the intersection with Martin Luther King Drive. Emergency responders including EMTs, police, and fire crews were dispatched to the crash site shortly after the wreck occurred to help those involved. 

Two vehicles crashed in the area under circumstances that remain unclear at this time. Police asked local drivers to exercise caution while traveling in the area. 

One or more involved parties were in need of emergency medical care at the scene. The number of people transported to the hospital has not been reported at this time. 

Police in Starkville continue to investigate the circumstances of the accident. 

Our thoughts are with everyone involved.

Mississippi Car Accidents

Starkville, MS - Nash St Scene of Injury Wreck near MLK Dr

Car crashes happen often in Mississippi and throughout the US. In the past ten years, they have become one of the main reasons people lose their lives in the country, especially those ages 15-20. These fatal accidents mostly happen due to the actions of distracted drivers. Distracted driving has become one of the main reasons individuals end up losing their lives in the US. The NHTSA found that more than 90% of reported car accidents occur because of driver negligence. 

Driver distraction can be displayed in a plethora of different ways. Intoxication, distraction, fatigue, and speeding are the most commonly displayed types of driver negligence in America today. Some statistics concerning these types of driver negligence include:

  • Over 100,000 car accidents happen per year caused by drivers who are overtired.
  • More than 11,000 people lose their lives yearly because of speeding. 
  • Approximately 400,000 annual auto accidents happen because of distracted drivers. 
  • Driver intoxication causes over 30% of the yearly accident fatality rate.

When you or someone you love has been seriously injured in a crash caused by negligence, you should not have to worry about money during your recovery. Car crash victims, unfortunately, often find themselves suffering in numerous ways, including financially, emotionally, and physically after their accidents. With the help of a skilled car accident attorney in Starkville, you may be able to collect financial compensation that can help you cover some or all of the costs related to your accident. Medical bills, repairs to your vehicle, and lost earnings may be able to be covered by financial compensation. 

Call the law office of Mama Justice at  (888) 484-1476 for more information on how we can assist 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 were not taken at the actual accident scene.


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