Madison, MS (February 18, 2022) - In a car accident in Madison on Thursday afternoon, February 17, at least one person was injured. At 3:48 p.m. the accident occurred. Authorities say it happened at the intersection of US-51 and Green Oak Lane.
Emergency personnel on the scene assisted the injured. As a result of the collision, all northbound lanes were closed, and those who were injured were taken to nearby hospitals for treatment. There has been no further information released at this time.
The accident is currently being investigated by local authorities. More information will be released as the investigation progresses.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Speeding-Related Crashes in Mississippi
Thousands of people are killed every year in high-speed car accidents. When a driver exceeds the legal speed limit, maintaining vehicle control becomes more difficult. Speeding-related collisions killed 9,378 people in Mississippi last year, accounting for nearly a quarter of all traffic deaths. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, speeding has been linked to the deaths of roughly one-third of all motorists in the last two decades.
If you were injured in a Mississippi accident, you have the legal right to file a negligence claim. The person who caused the accident should be held responsible for their actions. In Mississippi, all drivers must exercise reasonable caution and follow the state's traffic laws. Unfortunately, many drivers in the state have a bad reputation for misbehaving and endangering themselves and others. Failure to drive safely could be construed as negligence, and the victim could be entitled to compensation. As a result, you will be compensated for your lost wages. For those unfamiliar with the legal system, filing a personal injury claim can be a long and confusing process, but you don't have to go it alone.
Madison Personal Injury Lawyers
After an accident, a Madison car accident lawyer can assist injured victims in filing a claim for damages to protect their legal rights. Medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering might all be covered. If you've been injured in an accident, you should file a personal injury claim as soon as possible. Germany Law Firm PLLC can represent clients in nearly all types of personal injury cases in Mississippi due to our extensive experience. Our lawyers have a proven track record of successfully defending Mississippi residents' rights.
If you've been injured in an accident caused by another driver's negligence, call a personal injury lawyer in Madison today at (601) 487-0555 to speak with someone who can help you get back on your feet.
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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.