Oxford, MS (May 9, 2022) - On Sunday evening, May 8, emergency workers were dispatched to the scene of a major automobile collision in the city of Oxford.
According to initial accounts, the collision occurred at about 11:20 a.m. on Merchants Drive. At least one person was injured, although the extent of the resulting injuries was not revealed. Following the crash, many lanes were shut down, and injured people were taken to area hospitals for further treatment.
The cause of the crash is being investigated locally by law authorities.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Mississippi Auto Accidents
In Mississippi, 604 fatal crashes and 677 traffic deaths were reported in 2015. This works out to 22.6 deaths per 100,000 people across the state. This is the country's second-highest statistic for roadway fatalities, with only Wyoming having a higher death rate on the road. Single-vehicle collisions were involved in nearly 58 percent of traffic fatalities in Mississippi in 2015, and statistics show that multi-vehicle collisions accounted for roughly 42 percent.
If you've been hurt in a vehicle accident, you probably have a lot of questions about what to do next. An automobile accident is something no one expects to happen to them. After you've rebounded from the shock and received emergency medical care, you may grasp the seriousness of the issue and realize that you'll need assistance since you won't be able to work for an extended period of time. Unfortunately, those huge medical costs won't pay themselves.
A personal injury attorney can help injured people file a claim for compensation to protect their rights under the law after an automobile accident. Medical expenses, unpaid wages, and other damages could be recovered through your claim. If you have been injured in a vehicle accident, you must file a personal injury lawsuit right away with the help of a qualified attorney. The legal team at Germany Law Firm PLLC can help Mississippi residents with a variety of personal injury cases. Our attorneys have a strong track record of preserving the rights of Mississippi residents.
In the event of an automobile accident caused by another driver's carelessness, contact an Oxford personal injury lawyer about how to collect compensation for your damages. Please contact us at (601) 487-0555.
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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.