Pontotoc, MS (May 17, 2022) - A car collision near Pontotoc shut down numerous routes on Tuesday afternoon, May 17. The collision happened about 12:45 p.m. near the intersection of MS-6 and US-278.
According to early accounts, at least one person was hurt in the crash. Eyewitness testimony did not specify the number of people injured. Traffic in both directions was closed while EMS and law enforcement units were on the scene. The wounded were transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital.
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 High-Speed Collisions
Speed restrictions are in place on state highways for a reason. When driving, unexpected events may develop, and drivers must have enough space to react correctly. If you drive too fast in a vehicle, though, you may not even be able to avoid a road danger. It's possible that you won't realize it until it's too late. The Mississippi Office of Highway Safety reported an average of 103 speeding-related fatalities each year in the prior five years.
You're wondering exactly what you will do if you've been injured in a car accident. Nobody expects to be involved in a car accident. You may discover that you'll need assistance after you've healed from your trauma and received emergency medical care since you will not be able to work and sustain yourself. Unfortunately, if you do not file a claim, you will not be compensated for your excessive medical expenses.
A personal injury attorney may assist injured persons in filing a claim for damages after a car accident to safeguard their legal rights. Your claim may be used to recover medical expenditures, lost wages, and other damages. If you've been injured in a vehicle accident, contact a personal injury attorney right once to file a claim. Mississippi citizens may turn to The Germany Law Firm PLLC for assistance with a range of personal injury lawsuits. Our lawyers have a proven track record of protecting Mississippi accident victims' rights.
Contact a Pontotoc personal injury lawyer about your options for recovering damages after a vehicle accident caused by another driver's negligence. Please call (601) 487-0555 if you have any questions about the process.
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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.