Tunica County, MS – Injuries Result from Collision on US 61 near Casino Ctr Dr

Tunica County, MS (December 31, 2023) – At least one person suffered injuries in a car crash that occurred in Tunica County. Emergency crews were dispatched to the incident scene at around 7:33 a.m. on United States Route 61 near Casino Center Drive. Police investigated the details of the wreck while EMS helped those with injuries and transported them to the hospital as needed. At this time, their identities have not been reported. The roadway was closed for some time while emergency responders worked in the area, urging local drivers to find alternate routes for the time being. 

Our thoughts are with those involved in this car crash in Tunica County. We hope for the full recovery of the injured victims. Police continue to investigate.

Mississippi Traffic Accidents

Car wrecks in the United States happen at an alarming rate. Every day, over 17,000 car accidents are reported throughout the nation. Around 7,500 people are injured in these accidents and over 100 end up losing their lives. In Mississippi alone, hundreds of crashes are reported daily. The majority of the reported car accidents in the United States are caused by driver error/negligence, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA reports that over 94% of American car wrecks yearly happen due to driver error. 

Tunica County, MS - Injuries Result from Collision on US 61 near Casino Ctr Dr

Negligence can be displayed in countless ways, however, the most common negligent behaviors demonstrated by drivers in the US include intoxication, speeding, fatigue, and distraction. Drivers operating their vehicles while distracted cause over 400,000 car crashes yearly. These accidents injure thousands and take thousands more lives per year. Additionally, intoxication also takes the lives of over 10,000 people annually.

When you or someone you love has been hurt in a crash caused by the actions of a negligent driver, you deserve to be able to recover without having to worry about money. You should not have to worry about going broke or the cost of your medical bills, vehicle repairs, etc. A car crash attorney in Tunica County can help you file a personal injury claim for financial compensation so you can get the money you need to pay for all of the damages that may have resulted from your accident. A lawyer can help prove that you were not at fault for your crash, or, that you were only partially at fault. 

Even if you were found to be 30% at fault for the accident, you may still be eligible to collect around 70% of the available financial compensation. Do not hesitate to contact an attorney who can help you learn more about your legal options at this time. 

At Mama Justice, we are passionate about helping injured accident victims and their loved ones to recover. We will stop at nothing to get you the justice and compensation you need and deserve during this difficult time, so do not hesitate to give us a call as soon as you can to learn more. You can reach us at 662-262-6264 to speak with a skilled attorney about your claim.

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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. 


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