Tupelo, MS – Child Injured in Crash on Hwy 45 near I-22

Tupelo, MS (July 11, 2023) – On Tuesday morning, July 11, at least one person was injured in a car crash that happened in Tupelo. Fire crews who went to the scene said that a child was transported to the hospital from the crash site. 

The incident occurred on US Highway 45 between Interstate 22 and Barnes Crossing Road. Sources say the incident occurred in the southbound lane of the highway for reasons still under police investigation. 

Several responders went to the wreck site to render aid and investigate the details of the accident. Local drivers were forced to use different routes of travel for the time that the crash site was active with responders. 

We hope for the full and fast recovery of the injured victim. 

No other information has been reported at this time. 

Mississippi Car Accidents

Tupelo, MS - Child Injured in Crash on Hwy 45 near I-22

On average, over 300 car crashes occur each day in Mississippi. Over 125,000 car wrecks occur yearly in the state of Mississippi, which injure approximately 55,000 people and end the lives of about 1,000 annually. Across the country, around 4 million people suffer injuries in car crashes every year, and about 40,000 end up losing their lives. At this point in time, some of the most prevalent auto accident causes in the state of Mississippi include:

  • Fatigue
  • Distraction
  • Intoxication
  • Speeding

It can be extremely difficult and overwhelming to be hurt in an auto crash. You may be stuck in the hospital for days, weeks, or longer while you recover from your injuries, unable to work and make a living or see your friends and family. This can induce anxiety and depression, especially when you have medical bills, vehicle repairs, and other expenses piling up against you. Additionally, you may be dealing with pain, suffering, emotional turmoil, and other damages. This entire situation may seem like too much to face by yourself, which is extremely common among accident victims. Some common injuries seen in auto collisions include:

  • Brain injuries
  • Bone breaks
  • Organ damage
  • Spinal cord injuries

If you or a beloved member of your family were injured in a car accident,  you may be able to gather financial compensation that can help you recover financially. Consulting with a car crash lawyer can help you get the finances you need to get your life back to normal. The car accident lawyers in DeSoto County at Mama Justice have decades of experience working to assist injured crash victims in preserving their legal rights.

Our attorneys can help you collect the financial compensation you require to pay for the costs related to your accident and the injuries that followed. We will build a solid legal claim so you can get the money you need to pay for the damages you face. Call our law firm at (888) 484-1476 to find out 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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