Lake, MS – Paramedics Respond to Collision on US-80 Near Rush RdMississippi Legal News
Lake, MS (July 23, 2020) – Local law enforcement officials have reported on a traffic collision that occurred on Wednesday afternoon, July 22nd, in the town of Lake. Authorities said that it happened on US-80, in the vicinity of Rush Road at around 4:35 p.m.
According to police officers, at least two vehicles collided just past Rush Road, resulting in the closure of the roadway in both directions. Emergency medical responders were dispatched to the scene of the crash where they went to work helping the wounded victims involved. The precise conditions of the injured victims have not been made available at this time.
Authorities are currently piecing together a detailed investigation into the events that caused this collision.
No further details have been reported to the public.
Our thoughts are with the victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Mississippi
According to official statistics from around Mississippi, motor vehicle collisions that took place throughout the state were ultimately found to be accountable for the deaths of at least 690 people in 2016, alone. Many negligent drivers, unfortunately, display little to no concern for the other drivers on the roads, and such reckless actions as distracted or intoxicated driving continue to lead to severe car accidents in Mississippi. These sudden collisions tend to be devastating on an all-too-regular basis, and most crashes leave victims with not only pain and suffering but high medical bills as well.
In many cases, victims are burdened by the costs of hospitalization and continued medical care such as physical therapy for years after an accident. When these costs are a result of the irresponsible actions taken by careless motorists, victims must understand that they deserve justice. There is no excuse for negligent behavior behind the wheel and absolutely no reason why victims should pay for the actions of others. After being involved in a serious accident, there is almost nothing more important than obtaining experienced representation that will fight for fairness on your behalf. A skilled motor vehicle accident attorney can assist you with your overall recovery, as well as your right to obtain compensation for your suffering.
At Germany Law Firm, PLLC, our Mississippi car accident attorneys are vigilant and dedicated as they are passionate about fighting on behalf of those who have unfairly suffered because of the actions of other people. We have a very long history of working positively for the fellow citizens of Mississippi, and we firmly believe that those who carelessly cause the injuries or deaths of other people should be held accountable for their actions. We feel that there is always a better choice than to drive while distracted, intoxicated, or otherwise engaging in a reckless or inattentive action. We believe that drivers who disregard the rules of the road must be held accountable to the fullest extent of the law and we are determined to fight for you. If you have suffered because of a car accident in Mississippi, please don’t hesitate to contact a Mississippi accident attorney today at (601) 487-0555 for more information.
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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.