Florence, MS (October 27, 2020) – Around 8 p.m. on Monday night, October 26, an officer was injured in a car accident that took place in Florence.
According to the Richland Police Department, a car chase started to occur when the driver of a Chevy Cobalt refused to stop in the area of Old Highway 49 and Cleary Road. An officer tried to pull the driver over but he would not stop.
The Cobalt and an officer’s cruiser collided with one another on Florence-Byram Road just a short while later. The suspect, identified as Jeremy Miller, got out and fled the scene on foot. Police quickly located him and he was charged with fleeing, eluding, and serious injury by vehicle.
The injured officer with the Richland Police Department was flown by medical helicopter to a local hospital with a subdural hematoma.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Mississippi
Hundreds of victims are injured in Mississippi car accidents every single year due to the negligence of others. These accidents affect hundreds of thousands of people every single year due to many reasons such as distracted driving, intoxication, speeding, and more. Many victims will spend time in the hospital and away from work, which can have a huge and lasting impact on every aspect of your life. Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a car accident on their own. If you have been injured in a car accident and wonder where you can turn, you should speak with an accident attorney in your time of need.
Mississippi car accidents leave victims in one of the most challenging times of their lives. The most severe accidents can send you to the hospital for an extended period of time and cause you to miss out on time at work and your favorite activities. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down due to the negligence of another party. The reckless acts of another party can leave you feeling helpless and alone. If you have been injured and wonder where you can turn in your time of need, you should always seek the help of a Mississippi personal injury attorney.
At MW Law Firm – Mama Justice, our accident attorneys are here for you after you have been injured in an accident that is not your fault. We have assisted many victims along the often-problematic path toward compensation for a variety of aspects. Our attorneys understand how difficult it can be to move forward after an accident that was caused by another party. Please do not hesitate to contact a Mississippi accident attorney at (662) 262-6264 to find out how we can assist you.
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