Union Co, MS – Serious Injuries Following Two-Car Accident on I-22Mississippi Legal News
Union Co, MS (July 26, 2021) – A two-vehicle crash in Union County resulted in confirmed injuries on Sunday, July 25.
According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, the incident occurred early that morning at around 8:29 a.m. The scene was located near mile marker 67 on Interstate 22. The area was closed for several hours while emergency responders cleared the site.
At least one person was flown to a local hospital for the treatment of serious injuries. The identities of the involved parties have not been provided. No other injuries have been reported at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the vehicle collision is being handled by local law enforcement officials. Additional information will be made public as it continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Speeding-Related Crashes in Mississippi
The importance of speed in the event of a collision cannot be overstated. Every year, thousands of people are killed or wounded in high-speed crashes, with 9,378 deaths due to speeding in the United States in 2018. When a motorist collides with another vehicle at high speeds, the persons involved are nearly always badly hurt.
According to nationwide crash statistics, speeding has been linked to roughly one-third of all traffic fatalities over the previous two decades, and it is one of the driving behaviors linked to a higher risk of a fatal vehicle collision. Anyone injured in a major accident caused by a speeding or otherwise reckless motorist may be able to retrieve lost compensation with the help of a skilled Mississippi personal injury lawyer.
If you were hurt in a Mississippi automobile accident, you have the right to file a negligence claim for your injuries, and the individual who caused the accident should be held responsible. Anyone who gets behind the wheel in Mississippi must use reasonable caution to follow the state’s traffic rules, but regrettably, many motorists in the state have a reputation for acting recklessly, endangering themselves and others.
Failure to act properly on the road may be considered negligence and result in a claim for lost damages for the injured party, allowing the injured party to recover lost compensation. For individuals with little legal expertise, filing a personal injury claim can be a long and complex procedure, but you don’t have to do it alone.
After an accident, a skilled Mississippi car crash attorney may assist injured victims in protecting their legal rights by pursuing a claim for damages, such as medical bills, lost income, and pain and suffering, and you should begin working on your personal injury claim as soon as possible. The legal team at Germany Law Firm PLLC has a proven track record of fighting for the rights of Mississippi citizens, and we can use our extensive experience to defend clients in almost all sorts of personal injury claims in Mississippi.
If you have been injured in an automobile accident due to the negligence of another motorist, call us now at (601) 487-0555 to speak with a personal injury attorney in Mississippi who can help you get back on your feet.
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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.