Warren County, MS – Three Killed, Five Hurt in Car Crash on I-20

Warren County, MS (October 18, 2023) – Three people lost their lives and five others sustained injuries in a traffic collision in Warren County. Reports show the wreck happened at around 5:00 a.m. on Monday, October 16. 

Police and paramedics responded to the scene shortly after the incident occurred on Interstate 20. A 20112 Ford E350XL van was headed west when it left the roadway and crashed into a tree. 

Why the crash happened is still under police investigation at this time. The Mississippi Highway Patrol reports that three passengers lost their lives due to the crash. The driver suffered injuries deemed minor, sources said. 

Four other passengers were taken to local hospitals with injuries of varying degrees. No one involved has been identified at this time. 

All eight victims are from Cottondale, Alabama. Authorities continue to investigate the details of the accident. 

We want to offer our sincere condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time. We hope for the full and quick recovery of the injured victims. 

Mississippi Auto Collisions

Deadly auto collisions occur every week in the Magnolia State. These wrecks are often preventable, however, they continue to happen due to the actions of negligent drivers. Deadly auto accidents often occur because of drivers who are intoxicated, distracted, speeding, or fatigued. These are the four most common types of negligent driving displayed among American drivers today. 

Warren County, MS - Three Killed, Five Hurt in Car Crash on I-20

Sustaining injuries in a traffic collision can be an overwhelming and even devastating experience. Severe injuries can land you in the hospital where you have to undergo medical care that is exhausting and expensive. Being unable to work and spend time with your loved ones may feel depressing and cause you a lot of anxiety. While the medical bills pile up, you may wonder how you will make ends meet after your accident. 

Perhaps the only thing worse than being hurt in a crash yourself is losing a loved one under the same circumstances. Each year, approximately 600 people lose their lives in auto collisions in the state of Mississippi. Losing someone you love in a fatal collision is never easy, and can totally upend your entire life. You may be faced with overwhelming grief while you are forced to worry about how you will pay for the costs that stem from your family member’s accident. 

At the law office of Mama Justice, we work hard to help injured accident victims and their family members recover in every way possible. We will get you the financial compensation you need and require in order to pay for lost wages, medical bills, vehicle repairs, funeral costs, burial expenses, and more.  

Whether you were seriously injured in a crash or you lost a family member, a personal injury lawyer can help you recover. A wrongful death lawyer in Warren County can help you file a wrongful death claim for the financial compensation and justice you need and deserve. Call the law office of Mama Justice at (888) 484-1476 for more information on how we can help 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 pictures used in this post are not taken at the actual accident scene.


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