Brandon, MS (January 27, 2022) - A head-on crash in the Brandon area left four people injured on Wednesday night, January 26. The accident took place at the 300 block of Oakridge Road at around 7:15 p.m.
A pickup truck and an SUV were involved in the collision. Two people were reportedly trapped due to the crash. The jaws of life were used by emergency responders to extricate victims from both vehicles.
Two victims sustained serious injuries and were taken to UMMC in Jackson for treatment, and two others were transported to Merit Health River Region. The area was closed for several hours while emergency units were on-site.
An investigation into the cause of the crash is underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Head-On Collisions in Mississippi
In the event of a head-on collision, there is a significant risk of death. These are some of the deadliest car collisions that can happen on the road. Although head-on collisions account for only 2% of all reported car accidents, they have a death rate of up to 58% and account for more than 10% of all annual road fatalities. Distracted or inattentive drivers who stray into opposing lanes of traffic cause the majority of head-on collisions.
It takes a long time and a lot of effort to recover from a serious accident. After being involved in a car accident, many people are unaware of their legal rights. Medical bills, repair bills, and lost wages can leave accident victims financially and emotionally stranded. Victims who rely solely on insurance companies for compensation frequently feel alone and befuddled, compounding the problem.
If an injured party lacks the necessary knowledge to file a personal injury claim, they should seek legal advice from a Brandon personal injury attorney. After being injured in a Mississippi car accident, there are many reasons why you need a qualified Brandon personal injury attorney fighting for your rights, one of which is to maximize your financial recovery.
Brandon Personal Injury Lawyers
At Germany Law Firm PLLC, we take great care and consideration in obtaining compensation for our clients, and we have a track record of helping Mississippi residents recover from serious car accidents. We recognize how important it is for our clients to fully recover, and our entire approach is based on this understanding.
Call a Brandon car accident lawyer today at (601) 487-0555 to see what we can do for you if you have been wrongfully injured in a car accident.
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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.