Vicksburg, MS (May 19, 2022) – Injuries stemmed from a severe 18-wheeler collision that took place on a major Vicksburg highway on Monday, May 16.
According to Vicksburg Police, the accident occurred in the afternoon hours in the eastbound lanes of I-20 around the area of mile marker 15. It is believed that an 18-wheeler was traveling in the area when it collided with a passenger vehicle due to reasons that are not yet known. The involved vehicles were badly damaged and had to be towed from the scene.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other Vicksburg officials were called to the scene to help those in need. One person sustained a serious leg injury in the collision. The party was rushed to the hospital by medical helicopter. It is not believed that any other parties were hurt in the collision.
Due to the severity of the accident, the roadway was blocked for some time. Drivers were urged to avoid the area until the scene was cleared.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the accident continues.
We offer our thoughts to the party who was seriously injured with hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in Mississippi
Our major highways in Mississippi are densely populated by tractor-trailers and other vehicles. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down due to a truck accident caused by another party. Drivers of large trucks are supposed to do anything in their nature to ensure that they are safely sharing the roads with you at all times. However, this does not always occur and truck accidents still happen in the blink of an eye, causing devastating collisions. If you have been hurt in a truck accident that is not your fault, it is important that you speak with an attorney that you can trust.
When you become involved in a truck accident with a party you feel has acted negligently, you will have to show that another party is to blame. This can be difficult, as there are many parties who could be held responsible in the event of a truck accident. Some of these parties include the following:
- Truck drivers
- Major trucking companies
- Manufacturers of truck parts
- Cargo loaders
If you have been hurt in a serious truck accident, you have options. Speaking with a Vicksburg tractor-trailer accident attorney can be vital during these difficult times.
At MW Law Firm – Mama Justice, our attorneys are here for you after you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault. Any type of truck accident can lead to devastating consequences in the blink of an eye. The insurance company involved in your case will do anything they can to pay as little as possible for your claim. This means that you need the skillful help of an attorney on your side who has handled these types of claims in the past. We are here for you every step of the way when it comes to your claim. Please contact a truck accident attorney in Vicksburg at (888) 484-1476 for more information.
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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.