Jackson, MS – Car Crash with Injuries at I-55 & Woodrow Wilson Ave

Jackson, MS – Car Crash with Injuries at I-55 & Woodrow Wilson Ave

Jackson, MS (November 6, 2020) – On Friday, November 6, there was a serious car crash that resulted in closures in a Jackson highway.

Officials from the Mississippi Highway Patrol reported that the crash occurred on Interstate 55 near the exit for Woodrow Wilson Avenue. Initial reports revealed that the collision took place early that morning at around 5:30 a.m. Emergency responders and law enforcement officials were called to the scene to render aid to the involved parties. 

No updates on the severity of the resulting injuries have been provided at this time. The cause of the crash is still unknown. There were closures on the roadway following the collision. 

An ongoing investigation into the accident is being managed by local law enforcement officials. 

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

High-Speed Crashes in Mississippi

Jackson, MS - Car Crash with Injuries at I-55 & Woodrow Wilson AveCertain actions behind the wheel are more likely to result in serious collisions. Each year, thousands of people are killed in high-speed crashes across the country, with a total of 9,378 people dying in 2018 alone. In Mississippi, an estimated 15% of the state’s annual roadway fatalities are caused by speeding drivers. Despite the known dangers of speeding, it is extremely commonplace on the state’s roadways. 

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. Germany Law Firm PLLC 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.