July 21, 2022

Canton, MS - Multi-Vehicle Crash on I-55 Leaves at Least One Injured

Canton, MS (July 21, 2022) - There were confirmed injuries following a car crash in Canton on Thursday, July 21. 

The crash site was reported at around 11 a.m. on Interstate 55 near Nissan Parkway. Multiple vehicles were involved in the accident, including a big rig. A red van and the semi-truck were seen inoperable on the side of the road. Both vehicles were observed with significant damage. The semi reportedly suffered a blow-out leading up to the collision. The trucker veered across the median and crashed into several other vehicles. 

An off-duty officer was reportedly involved in the crash. The officer sustained undisclosed injuries and was treated at the scene. The officer was later identified as Larmey Travis Another victim was hurt and taken to a local hospital for treatment. 

An ongoing crash investigation is underway. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Trucking Accidents in Mississippi

, Canton, MS - Multi-Vehicle Crash on I-55 Leaves at Least One Injured, Germany Law Firm PLLCMajor trucking corporations deploy their drivers to the roads and highways of Mississippi, where they are often subjected to stringent time constraints and extreme levels of pressure. These drivers of huge commercial trucks have loads that may weigh up to or more than 80,000 pounds. Truckers should always handle these vehicles with the greatest care and caution at all times.

Even while the majority of truck drivers are hardworking professionals who take great pleasure in their safety records, there are still a significant number of individuals who are not as conscientious. When trying to gain a little more cash for themselves and their employers, drivers often take shortcuts and are willing to do almost anything to do so. They put themselves in danger of causing terrible vehicle accidents by doing so.

Some claims arising from truck accidents are settled expeditiously, without the need of ever resorting to legal action. Some of these take years to figure out. Understanding the different stages of litigation and getting an estimate of how long each stage typically lasts can be helpful, despite the fact that it is impossible to precisely predict how long your case will take or when you will be paid by the trucking or insurance companies that are the defendants in your case. 

In the event that an accident is caused by the carelessness of truck drivers or major trucking corporations, the team of Canton semi-truck accident lawyers at Germany Law Firm PLLC is prepared to take legal action. Call our offices at (601) 487-0555 right now to talk about 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.

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