Oxford, MS (May 11, 2022) - On Monday night, May 9, emergency workers were sent to the scene of a major traffic accident in Oxford.
By 6:10 p.m., paramedics were already on the site, according to local media. Two cars are alleged to have collided on Old Sardis Road, and law enforcement officials are investigating the situation. Many lanes have been temporarily closed. One person was hurt, but the severity of the damage is yet unknown.
The cause of the collision is being investigated by local authorities.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Mississippi Reckless Driving Accidents
Mississippi is infamous for its careless and dangerous driving. Nearly 75% of adult drivers admit to chatting on their phones while driving, according to the Mississippi Department of Health. A third of adult drivers said they read, wrote, or sent a text message while driving. Before a fatal automobile accident, an estimated 21% of drivers aged 15 to 19 were distracted by a smartphone.
You're probably wondering what you should do if you've been hurt in a vehicle accident. Nobody plans to get involved in an automobile accident. After you've recovered from your shock and sought emergency medical aid, you may recognize the depth of the problem and realize you'll want assistance since you won't be able to work for an extended period of time. Unfortunately, such massive medical bills will not be repaid.
If you were hurt in a Mississippi vehicle accident caused by a careless driver, you have the legal right to file a personal injury claim. The event's perpetrators must be held responsible for their acts. At Germany Law Firm PLLC, we are committed to obtaining compensation for our clients. Our company has a long history of successfully defending Mississippi people who have been harmed in car accidents. We understand how important it is for our clients to be able to resume their normal lives after an accident, and our whole strategy is designed to help them do so.
If you have been unlawfully harmed in a car accident, call an Oxford personal injury lawyer right now at (601) 487-0555 to see what we can do for you.
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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.