Toomsuba, MS – Accident with Injuries on I-20 at Exit to US-80/US-11Mississippi Legal News
Toomsuba, MS (July 31, 2020) – At approximately 10:42 a.m. on Friday morning, July 31st, police officers in the town of Toomsuba responded to the scene of a two-car accident with reported injuries. It took place on Interstate 20 at U.S. 11/U.S. 80, according to authorities.
Local law enforcement officials said that the vehicles involved collided in the eastbound lanes of the interstate at or near Kewanee exit 169. Police officers and EMTs were dispatched to the crash site where they were quick to render medical assistance to all victims involved. At this time, the exact conditions of the wounded parties have not been made available.
Crews worked at the scene to clear all wreckage as police assessed the damages but no further details were reported. Authorities have not verified whether or not any tickets were issued to the motorists involved.
The events that led to this collision remain under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Mississippi
According to officials, authorities across the state determined that around 100 people are injured in Mississippi car accidents nearly each and every week. Throughout the year 2017 alone, a total of approximately 685 people lost their lives in various car wrecks all over the state, making Mississippi one of the most hazardous places in the country to operate a motor vehicle. These numbers have given the state a car crash fatality rate of 22.9 deaths per 100,000 Mississippians. These details also give Mississippi the highest auto accident death rate in the country.
The actions of reckless drivers lead to numerous deaths all around the state of Mississippi, and as a victim or bereaved family member, there is almost nothing more important than obtaining qualified representation to fight for the fairness you rightfully merit. The main reason that representation becomes so significant during such a time is at least partially because of the fact that most victims are left with extremely high costs after a sudden accident.
These expenses are from various factors such as the cost of hospitalization, continued medical care, and other high fees that stack up on top of lost income. For years following an accident, victims commonly experience life-altering changes both physically and emotionally, and the responsible party must be held liable. There is no excuse for behaving carelessly behind the wheel, and an aggressive accident attorney understands your suffering and will go to work fighting for justice on your behalf.
At Germany Law Firm, PLLC, our committed Mississippi car accident attorneys wholeheartedly believe that all those who have abruptly caused the serious injuries or deaths of other people must be held fully responsible for their negligent actions. We are aware of the unfair pain and suffering inflicted upon innocent people, and we are ready to fight for your financial justice. Serious accidents frequently leave victims with immensely high costs associated with their recovery, as well as lost wages. There is no reason that a victim of someone else’s carelessness should have to turn their life upside down to recover from such an incident. If you or a loved one have suffered because of a car accident in Mississippi, contact a car accident attorney at (601) 487-0555 for more information today.
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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.