Yazoo County, MS (July 31, 2022) – Two kids and a sheriff’s deputy were injured in two separate ATV collisions in Yazoo County on Friday, July 29. Police and other responders were sent to the crash site shortly after the incident occurred.
The wreck occurred just outside Satartia, according to reports. While on the way to the scene of the accident, one of the officers was injured in a separate ATV collision. The circumstances that led to either wreck remain unknown at this time.
First responders in Yazoo County rescued all three injured parties from the woods and transported them to hospitals for treatment. All injuries were believed to be non-life-threatening in nature.
We hope for the full and fast recovery of the injured victims. Our thoughts are with everyone involved.
Mississippi Auto Accidents
ATV accidents don’t happen as frequently as other types of collisions in Mississippi. However, when they do happen, they tend to cause severe injuries or even death. This is because ATVs have little to no protection in the event of a crash, especially if the rider is not wearing a helmet. ATV collisions can happen for a multitude of different reasons. Some of the most common reasons they occur are:
- Drunk/drugged driving
- Distracted driving
- Fatigued driving
The aftermath of an ATV collision may be a very challenging time in a victim’s life. If you were seriously injured in a traffic collision, you may be suffering from many losses including outstanding medical bills, repairs to your vehicle, loss wages, and more. It’s important to remember that you have legal options available to you during this trying time, especially if your accident was caused by the negligence of another driver.
If you have suffered these losses, you may have many questions that need answers. For example, what evidence is needed to prove that another person caused your wreck? What deadlines are required for you to meet in order to move on with your claim? Will your case be taken to trial or will it be able to be settled beforehand? These questions and many others can be answered when you talk to a car crash lawyer in Mississippi.
Our skilled lawyers at Mama Justice have helped injured crash victims diligently assisted those who have lost loved ones over the years in Mississippi. We will stand by your side every step of the way as you navigate the legal system for the first time. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for aspects such as medical bills, lost income, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and a variety of other aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in New Albany at (888) 484-1476 for more information on your available options.
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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.