Vicksburg, MS (August 26, 2020) – Around 5:30 p.m. this evening, a three-vehicle accident with injuries took place on a highway in Vicksburg.
According to the Delta Marshal’s Office, the accident took place on the I-20 bridge, also known as the Mississippi River Bridge. Police did not comment on the circumstances leading up to the accident. However, two vehicles were seen with extensive front-end damage and had to be towed from the scene.
Numerous responders including paramedics and fire crews were dispatched to assist at the scene of the accident. Only one person was injured as a result of the accident. They were transported to the hospital to be treated, though the extent of their injuries is not yet known.
Traffic was delayed on the bridge in the area until approximately 6:30 p.m.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident remains ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Mississippi
Hundreds of thousands of car accidents happen in Mississippi every single year. In the entirety of the U.S., approximately 2 million people are affected by car accidents. These accidents happen due to many different reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, fatigued driving, and more. Suffering the aftermath of a car accident can affect your life in many ways. You may suffer from a wide array of injuries including spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, and more. It is not always easy to work on your recovery following a car accident. You should not have to work alone as you attempt to receive compensation for a wide array of aspects.
Nobody ever expects to get in their vehicle for the day and become involved in a life-altering car accident. However, this is the reality for thousands of people every single year. When your life has been turned upside-down by another driver due to their negligent actions, it is important for you to know that you have a right to compensation from the party who has caused you harm. You may wonder how you will handle many aspects involved with claims such as meeting filing deadlines and working with the insurance adjuster. Because of the complexities that you may find in your North Carolina personal injury claim, it is essential that you seek the help of a car accident attorney who can assist you every step of the way.
Our attorneys at www.mamajustice.com are dedicated to every aspect of your injury claim after a Mississippi car accident. We understand that you are likely feeling vastly overwhelmed during these difficult times. Because of this, we offer a hand to you when you need it the most on your path toward compensation. You may find that you are eligible for many types of compensation that will allow you to get back on your feet. We will stand by your side through the legal process. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney at (662) 262-6264 or https://www.mamajustice.com/contact-us/ to find out how we can assist you every step of the way during this process.
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