June 11, 2022

Richton, MS - Several Injured in Collision Involving Log Truck on Hwy 589

Richton, MS (June 11, 2022) - An 18-wheeled, fully loaded logging truck was involved in an accident in the northbound lanes of Mississippi Highway 589 on Wednesday, June 7th.

The collision took place at about 4:00 p.m. in the area of the Richton Community Center and resulted in the logging truck rolling over.

A trooper with the Mississippi Highway Patrol confirmed that moderate injuries were sustained by those involved but he declined to comment on the exact number of victims or the nature of their injuries.

As paramedics transported the injured parties, responders worked to clear the roadway.

This accident is under investigation by the Mississippi Highway Patrol.

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 caused by car accidents are generally referred to as whiplash. This is the most common injury because it can occur in almost any kind of crash, even a low-speed fender-bender. The more serious the car accident, the more long-term complications can arise from increasingly severe cases of whiplash.   
  • Head/brain injuries: A common outcome of serious car accidents is a traumatic brain or other head injury caused by the sudden impact and resulting uncontrolled head movement. The impact can cause the victim's head to strike the steering wheel, vehicle frame, dashboard, or deployed airbag resulting in long-term or permanent trauma.
  • Spine/back injuries: Spine and back injuries are some of the most serious. For example, a significant back injury can cause irreparable damage to your spinal cord. If those nerves are damaged, it can cause paralysis. In some cases, you a victim will lose all functionality in their lower extremities. The worst-case scenario for a spine injury ends in quadriplegia, which causes immobility in both arms and legs.

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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