Vicksburg, MS (December 30, 2022) – A serious car crash was reported in Vicksburg on the 30th of December. At approximately 7:37 a.m., emergency crews were sent to the crash site to render aid and investigate.
Sources say the accident happened on Interstate 20 near Ellis Avenue. At least one individual was hurt in the collision, however, the extent of the injuries suffered in the accident has not been reported at this time.
Crews worked at the crash site for some time in an effort to clear the roadway and help those with injuries. Two right lanes were blocked while emergency personnel worked to secure the area.
Authorities continue to investigate the circumstances of the accident. Our thoughts are with everyone involved. We hope for the full recovery of those with injuries.
Mississippi Auto Accidents
Close to 3 million individuals are hurt in car crashes in the United States each year. On average, about 6 million auto accidents take place in the United States yearly. Luckily, more than 70% of these collisions only result in property damage. However, approximately 27% result in injuries and approximately 6% result in death.
Speeding is currently one of the leading causes of car accidents in Mississippi. The Magnolia State sees approximately 160,000 car crashes on average per year. More than 60,000 people are hurt in these accidents and over 1,000 are killed.
When you or a loved one has been hurt in a car wreck, you may feel overwhelmed and stressed. You may be suffering from serious injuries while dealing with depression, anxiety, and possibly even PTSD. Additionally, you may be worrying about how you’re going to cover the expenses related to your accident.
An experience like this is not easy. To make matters more complicated, your crash may have been the result of another driver’s negligent actions. Driver negligence is responsible for more than 90% of the auto accidents reported in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and distraction.gov report that 40% of car crashes in the United States that end in injury or fatalities are caused by intoxicated driving. Approximately 30% are the result of speeding, and 33% happen due to reckless driving.
When you sustain injuries due to the negligent actions of another driver, the law states that you deserve to be compensated for your damages. Compensation can cover some or all of the expenses associated with your crash and injuries.
A car accident lawyer knows what needs to be done in order to help you financially recover when you’ve been injured by driver negligence. Once you’ve received the proper medical care, you should contact a lawyer who can inform you of your legal right toward compensation. An attorney can help you collect compensation if you’ve been hurt by a negligent driver.
At Mama Justice our Vicksburg car accident attorneys work hard to ensure that our clients are able to recover in every aspect after they’ve been hurt in a crash. We’ll help you get the medical care you need for your injuries, mental health treatment if you’re suffering emotionally, and financial compensation so you can pay for everything you need without having to break the bank.
Call our law firm at 662-262-6264 to be connected with a skilled and dedicated personal injury attorney.
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Disclaimer: We 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.