June 12, 2022

Perry Co, MS - One Hospitalized After Tractor-Trailer Accident on I-55 Near MM 123

Perry Co, MS (June 12, 2022) - A 55-year-old man from New Albany sustained injuries during a traffic collision on Interstate 55 on Monday, June 6th in Perry County.  

A highway patrol spokesman said that the operator of a tractor-trailer was transported by Perry County Emergency Medical Services to Perry County Memorial Hospital in non-critical. condition.

The incident took place at about 10:15 a.m. in the area of milepost 123. 

The events leading up to the crash have not been disclosed.

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Injuries Caused by Mississippi Car Accidents

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In a negligence-related crash, a victim can sustain serious injuries that come with long-term consequences. Sadly, vehicle accidents often lead to injuries ranging from serious to catastrophic.

Some of the most common injuries that arise from Mississippi car accidents are:

  • Neck injuries: Neck injuries resulting from vehicle accidents are often referred to as whiplash. Whiplash is one of the most common injuries because it can happen in almost any kind of crash, even a low-speed fender-bender. The more serious the car accident, the more long-term complications can stem from increasingly severe cases of whiplash.   
  • Spine/back injuries: Injuries to the spine and back are some of the most severe. For instance, a serious back injury can cause uncorrectable damage to your spinal cord. Once those nerves are damaged, other injuries, such as paralysis, can ensue. In some instances, you a victim will lose all use of their lower extremities. The worst-case scenario for a spine injury ends in quadriplegia, which is the loss of use of both arms and legs.
  • Head/brain injuries: A frequent result of severe vehicle accidents is a traumatic brain injury or another head injury resulting from the unexpected impact and consequent head movement. The impact can force the victim's head against the steering wheel, frame of the vehicle, dashboard, or deployed airbag causing long-term or permanent damage.

If you experienced significant injuries caused by the recklessness, negligence, or misconduct of another person, we are here to assess your potential personal injury claim. Contact our Mississippi personal injury attorneys by calling our law offices at (601) 487-0555 to schedule a case evaluation.

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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. 

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