Jackson, MS (November 10, 2021) - In a car accident in the Jackson area on Tuesday, November 9, at least one person was injured. The crash occurred near Exit 98A on Interstate 55 SB at Woodrow Wilson Avenue around 5:01 p.m.
Several lanes on the highway were shut down as a result of the collision. Emergency personnel was sent to the scene to assist the injured parties. The cause of the accident has not been disclosed. The crash victims were transported to local hospitals for treatment.
The accident investigation is still ongoing and is being handled by local authorities. As it progresses, more information will be released.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Crashes in Mississippi
Mississippi has one of the highest annual traffic-related fatality rates in the country, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. This means Mississippi residents are more likely to be critically injured in an accident than residents of other states. Approximately 22% of drivers in the state do not wear seat belts. Automobile accidents are the leading cause of death and serious injury in Mississippi. The state's residents have a bad reputation for speeding.
A car accident takes a long time and a lot of effort to recover from. In the aftermath of an unexpected collision, many people are unaware of their legal rights. Medical expenses, repair costs, and lost wages can all be financially and emotionally draining. As a result, accident victims are financially and emotionally vulnerable. Insurance companies have a tendency to make victims feel even more isolated and perplexed. This only adds to the situation's complexity.
Contact a Jackson car accident lawyer if you don't have all of the information you need to file a personal injury claim. There are several reasons why you need an experienced Jackson vehicle accident attorney fighting for your rights after being injured in a Mississippi car accident, one of which is to maximize your financial recovery.
Jackson Personal Injury Lawyers
We go to great lengths at Germany Law Firm PLLC to ensure that our clients are fairly compensated. We have a track record of successfully defending Mississippi residents in fatal car accidents. Our Jackson personal injury attorneys recognize the importance of achieving a favorable result for our clients, and our entire strategy is built around that understanding.
If you have been wrongfully injured in a car accident, call a Jackson personal injury lawyer at (601) 487-0555 to learn 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.