Abbeville, MS – Collision on County Road 214 Ends in InjuriesMississippi Legal News
Abbeville, MS (December 25, 2020) – There were reported injuries at the site of a vehicle collision in the Abbeville area late on Thursday night, December 24.
The cause of the accident was not disclosed by local sources. According to reports from the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department, the accident occurred at around 9:54 p.m. The collision took place at an intersection on County Road 214.
Emergency responders were spotted at the scene rendering aid to the injured parties involved in the crash. There were reported delays on the roadway following the accident. The severity of the resulting injuries is unknown at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is currently underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Intersection Crashes in Mississippi
Traveling through an intersection can greatly increase your risk of being involved in a serious collision. There are more than 2.5 million intersection crashes reported each year according to the Federal Highway Administration, making up the second-largest crash category in the country. Intersections are the location of an estimated 40% of reported vehicle collisions each year.
If you have been injured in a Mississippi car accident, you have the right to pursue a negligence claim for your injuries. Anyone who gets behind the wheel has to exercise reasonable care to obey the traffic laws of the State of Mississippi. Failure to do so may constitute negligence and give rise to a claim for lost damages for the injured party. The personal injury claim is a long and confusing process for those with little experience in the law, but you do not have to do it alone.
A qualified Mississippi car crash attorney can help injured victims protect their legal rights after an accident by pursuing a claim for damages, including medical expenses, lost income, and pain and suffering. Bob Germany Law can bring our comprehensive knowledge to represent clients in nearly all types of personal injury cases in Mississippi. If you have been injured by a negligent driver in a Mississippi car accident, call us today at (601) 487-0555 to discuss your case.
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Disclaimer: At Germany Law Firm, PLLC, we provide the information found in these accident reports as a resource for families who have been in similar situations and to raise awareness about the dangers of driving. We would also like to honor the victims who have been injured or lost their life as a result of a Mississippi accident and hope that the information reported will help prevent future accidents. The photographs depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.