Oxford, MS (May 18, 2022) - An automobile collision in Oxford on Tuesday afternoon, May 17, wounded at least one person. At around1:35 p.m. the crash happened on Garden Terrace Drive.
Two cars apparently collided at the location, and the accident caused many traffic disruptions. While emergency services were on the site, the area was closed to outside traffic. The actual number of casualties, as well as the severity of their injuries, are yet unknown.
The cause of the crash is now being investigated by local authorities.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Auto Accidents in Mississippi
In Mississippi, 604 fatal collisions and 677 road fatalities were recorded in 2015. This equates to 22.6 fatalities per 100,000 persons. Only Wyoming has a higher rate of fatal vehicle accidents than the rest of the country. In Mississippi, single-vehicle crashes accounted for around 58 percent of deadly collisions in 2015. Pileup collisions accounted for almost half of all traffic deaths in the state that year.
You may not be completely sure what you'll do after being hurt in a vehicle accident. Nobody anticipates being injured in a sudden car crash, and after you've recovered from your trauma and obtained emergency medical attention, you may find that you need help since you won't be able to work and support yourself. Without filing a personal injury claim, you may be left holding the bill for all the costs associated with your accident.
It is vital to safeguard your rights if you or a close relative has been gravely hurt in a car accident or as a result of someone else's carelessness. The first stage in the process of recovery is to retain legal representation. We believe that providing our clients with high-quality legal advice will help them heal more quickly from their injuries. Our car accident attorneys have a proven track record of obtaining full and fair compensation for car accident victims, and they will continue to fight for your rights and dignity.
Call (601) 487-0555 to speak with an Oxford car accident attorney about your situation and discover more about what our lawyers can do for you.
Note: The information provided within these posts has been gathered from outside sources, for Germany Law Firm, PLLC and, as such, has not been independently verified. All provided information has been gathered from secondary sources including news bulletins and other first-hand accounts. If you find any information that is incorrect or you would like this post to be removed, please contact our law firm immediately so that we can correct the story or remove it entirely from the website.
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.