Meridian, MS (December 4, 2020) – On Friday morning, December 4, an officer was injured in a car accident that took place in Meridian.
According to officials, the accident took place on the 22nd Avenue Bridge in the area of Front Street when an officer was headed north for a burglary call. The police cruiser collided with another vehicle for reasons that are not yet known.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were present at the scene of the crash. The officer received a broken collarbone and was taken to the hospital for treatment.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for some time.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Mississippi
Car accidents occur in Mississippi due to the recklessness of others every single day. This means that every year, hundreds of thousands of victims are injured as a result of car accidents within the state. Out of these accidents, it is believed that many of them take place at intersections. In just one recent year’s time, over 2.5 million intersection accidents occurred due to the reckless acts of others on our roads in the U.S. If you have been injured in a car accident that is not your fault, you should have the help of an attorney by your side.
Being injured in a Mississippi car accident might be one of the most challenging things that have ever happened to you. Intersections are known for being dangerous and an area where many collisions happen due to drunk driving, distracted driving, speeding, and more. If you have been injured in a car accident and believe that another party is to blame, it will be up to you to show that the other party caused your crash. You should always be prepared to speak with a Mississippi personal injury attorney.
At MW Law Firm – Mama Justice, our dedicated and compassionate attorneys have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those injured in Mississippi car accidents throughout the years. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after a collision and offer our support to you in your time of need. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for aspects like medical expenses, lost wages, and more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Mississippi at (662) 262-6264 for more information on your options.