Hattiesburg, MS (May 16, 2022) - A car crash near Hattiesburg blocked numerous lanes on Friday, May 13. The collision happened at the intersection of US-11 SB and Interstate 59 at about 4:46 p.m.
According to early accounts, at least one person was hurt as a result of the crash. Eyewitness accounts did not specify how many people were injured. Many lanes were restricted due to the presence of EMS units and law enforcement authorities. The wounded were transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital.
The cause of the collision is being investigated by local authorities.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Crashes in Mississippi
In 2015, a total of 604 fatal crashes and 677 road deaths were reported in Mississippi. This works out to 22.6 deaths per 100,000 people. Only one state, Wyoming, has a greater incidence of fatal car accidents. Single-vehicle collisions accounted for roughly 58 percent of traffic fatalities in Mississippi in 2015. Pileup crashes were involved in around 42 percent of deadly crashes in the state that year.
After your accident, a Mississippi personal injury lawyer may be able to assist you in obtaining the funds you need to pay your bills, repair your automobile, and address other difficulties. Mississippi law permits you to hold another driver legally accountable for your resulting injuries and monetary damages if you were hit by another vehicle. Based on what occurred to you and what caused your accident, our experts may investigate your legal protections and compensation options. These consultations are offered so that vehicle accident victims may have a better understanding of the legal process.
It is vital to safeguard your rights if you or a close family has been gravely hurt in a car accident or as a result of someone else's carelessness. The first stage in the process of recovery is to retain legal representation. We believe that providing high-quality legal advice to all of our clientele will help them heal more quickly from their injuries. Our car accident attorneys have a proven track record of obtaining full and fair compensation for car accident victims, and we will continue to fight for your fundamental rights and justice.
Call (601) 487-0555 to speak with a Hattiesburg car accident attorney about your case and hear more about what we can do for you.
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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.