Hickory, MS (August 15, 2020) – Around 2 p.m. on Friday, August 14, two people were injured in a serious car accident in Hickory.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol and other responders confirmed that the accident took place on I-20 when a pickup truck was traveling eastbound and suddenly left the road for unknown reasons. The accident happened during a period of heavy rainfall. The driver crashed into the nearby woods.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were present at the scene of the accident. They confirmed that the driver and passenger were both injured as a result of the collision. They were immediately transported to the hospital by CareMed EMS. Police have not yet released the official identities of those involved in the crash.
The roadway was blocked in the area for a period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation is ongoing at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Mississippi
In just one year’s time, over 2 million people are injured in car accidents within the entirety of the U.S. However, in Mississippi alone, tens of thousands of people are sent to the hospital every year with a wide array of injuries. Mississippi car accidents are some of the leading causes of injuries throughout the state. These accidents tend to happen for many different reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, fatigued driving, and many other aspects. Being injured in a car accident can have a huge and lasting impact on your life. Because of this, it is essential that you have a skilled car accident attorney on your side as you navigate the complex legal system.
Car accidents are largely preventable but, unfortunately, many individuals continue to engage in reckless behavior on our roads. These accidents easily lead to life-altering, severe injuries including spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, and more. As victims face the legal system, they may wonder how they will gain the compensation they deserve for a wide array of aspects. Being injured in a car accident can leave you with questions that only an attorney can answer. You may wonder how you will deal with the insurance company and meet deadlines in your claim. With a car accident attorney in Mississippi by your side, you can obtain the results you deserve.
Car accident claims are highly complex and difficult to handle on your own. You may not be familiar with the Mississippi legal system and the laws that coincide with car accident claims. Because of this, our personal injury attorneys at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice are here to help you protect your rights as you navigate the legal system for the first time. With years of experience handling these claims, we will apply our knowledge of the law to your specific claim to ensure that you receive the best outcome. Do not delay if you have been hurt in a car accident. Please contact a Mississippi accident attorney you can rely on at (662) 262-6264.
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