Laurel, MS (May 13, 2022) - An automobile crash near Laurel on Thursday afternoon, May 12, caused many road closures. Near 2:44 p.m. the accident occurred at the junction of Interstate 59 NB and 16th Avenue S.
At least one victim was injured at the site, according to early reports. The number of people wounded was not specified in eyewitness statements. All northbound lanes were blocked, and EMS vehicles and law enforcement officers were on the scene. The injured were sent to a local hospital by ambulance.
Local officials are in charge of investigating the cause of the crash.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Auto Accidents in Mississippi
Residents of Mississippi are far more likely to become involved in a car accident and have catastrophic injuries. According to data, approximately 22% of Mississippi drivers do not use seat belts, and traffic collisions are growing more serious. Automobile accidents are the greatest cause of serious injury and death in the state.
You're probably wondering what to do if you've been hurt in a vehicle accident. Nobody anticipates being in a vehicle accident. You may discover the seriousness of your condition after you've recovered from your trauma and obtained emergency medical treatment, and discover you'll need assistance since you won't be able to work regularly. Unfortunately, such expensive medical expenses will not be reimbursed if you do not seek a claim.
If you or a close relative has been seriously injured in a vehicle accident or as a consequence of someone else's negligence, it is critical to protect your rights. Retaining legal counsel is the first step in the recovery process. We think that offering high-quality legal guidance to all of our clients will improve their chances of recovering swiftly from their injuries. Our car accident lawyers have a track record of securing full and fair payment for car wreck victims, and we will keep fighting for your basic rights and justice.
To contact a Laurel car accident lawyer to talk about your case and to learn more about what we can do for you, call (601) 487-0555.
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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.