Olive Branch, MS (February 23, 2022) - At least one person was injured in a car accident in Olive Branch on Tuesday night, February 22. At 8:13 p.m. the accident occurred at the intersection of Cockrum and Pigeon Roost Roads.
The injured were helped by emergency personnel on the scene. All southbound lanes were closed as a result of the collision, and those who were injured were taken to nearby hospitals for treatment. At this time, no additional information has been released.
Local authorities are currently investigating the accident. As the investigation 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.
Mississippi Speeding-Related Crashes
Every year, thousands of people are killed in high-speed car accidents. Maintaining vehicle control becomes more difficult when a driver exceeds the legal speed limit. In Mississippi last year, speeding-related collisions killed 9,378 people, accounting for nearly a quarter of all traffic deaths. Speeding has been linked to the deaths of roughly one-third of all motorists in the last two decades, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
You have the legal right to file a negligence claim if you were injured in a Mississippi accident. The person who caused the collision should be held accountable for his or her actions. All drivers in Mississippi must exercise reasonable caution and adhere to the state's traffic laws. Many drivers in the state, unfortunately, have a bad reputation for behaving badly and endangering themselves and others. Failure to drive safely may be considered negligence, and the victim may be entitled to damages. As a result, you will be compensated for your lost wages. A personal injury claim can be a long and confusing process for those unfamiliar with the legal system, but you don't have to go it alone.
Olive Branch Personal Injury Lawyers
An Olive Branch car accident lawyer can help injured victims file a claim for damages to protect their legal rights after an accident. Medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering could all be reimbursed. You should file a personal injury claim as soon as possible if you've been injured in an accident. Due to our extensive experience, Germany Law Firm PLLC can represent clients in nearly all types of personal injury cases in Mississippi. Our attorneys have a track record of successfully defending the rights of Mississippi residents.
Call a personal injury lawyer in Olive Branch today at (601) 487-0555 to speak with someone who can help you get back on your feet if you've been injured in an accident caused by another driver's negligence.
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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.