Oxford, MS – Car Crash with Injuries on Gertrude Ford BlvdMississippi Legal News
Oxford, MS (October 28, 2020) – On Tuesday, October 27, a serious car accident in Oxford required the assistance of local law enforcement officials.
Local sources revealed that there were reported injuries at the scene. The Oxford Police Department reported that the crash occurred at around 6:35 p.m. that evening. The crash occurred for unknown reasons on Gertrude Ford Boulevard.
The extent of the resulting damages has not been revealed at this time. The identities of the injured parties have not been provided. First responders were present to render aid to the crash victims.
The OPD is currently conducting an investigation into the cause of the accident.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
High-Speed Crashes in Mississippi
Speeding has been a factor in nearly one-third of traffic fatalities reported in the United States over the past twenty years. Each year, thousands of people are killed by speeding drivers, with a total of 9,378 people dying in 2018 alone. That year, an average of 25 people were killed daily in high-speed crashes, which were involved in nearly 26% of traffic fatalities. In Mississippi, an estimated 15% of deadly car crashes are caused by speeding drivers.
If you have been injured in a Mississippi car accident, you have the right to pursue a negligence claim for your injuries. Anyone who gets behind the wheel has to exercise reasonable care to obey the traffic laws of the State of Mississippi. Failure to do so may constitute negligence and give rise to a claim for lost damages for the injured party. The personal injury claim is a long and confusing process for those with little experience in the law, but you do not have to do it alone.
A qualified Mississippi car crash attorney can help injured victims protect their legal rights after an accident by pursuing a claim for damages, including medical expenses, lost income, and pain and suffering. Germany Law Firm PLLC. can bring our comprehensive knowledge to represent clients in nearly all types of personal injury cases in Mississippi. If you have been injured by a negligent driver in a Mississippi car accident, call us today at (601) 487-0555 to discuss your case.
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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.