Jackson, MS (October 10, 2020) – A motor vehicle accident reported on Friday evening left one person in the Jackson area injured. At approximately 8:30 p.m., on October 9, the Jackson Police Department responded to the scene of a motor vehicle crash on McDowell Road.
Reports show that an officer with the Jackson Police Department was responding to a burglary call on McDowell Road. As the vehicle traveled down the road with his blue lights turned on, a vehicle pulled out in front of the cruiser, causing a collision. The officer’s vehicle then crashed into a light pole, causing it to fall down to the ground.
The officer was injured in the accident. Paramedics responded to the scene and provided medical treatment to the injured officer before transporting them to a local hospital for further care. At this time, there is no word on the condition of the officer.
Investigations surrounding the crash are currently underway with the Jackson Police Department.
Our thoughts are with the officer injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Mississippi
There are few things more upsetting than being injured in a vehicle collision as a result of another motorist’s negligence. Unfortunately, this is the fate for tens of thousands of people across the state of Mississippi each year. There are numerous instances where people are harmed in various types of motor vehicle accidents due to drivers engaging in reckless behaviors, speeding, driving under the influence, and more.
Although we want to believe that accidents are always minor, this is not always the case. In fact, thousands of people are forced into local hospitals immediately following collisions. In many cases, those injured have to undergo emergency surgery and spend months out of work recovering. In some cases, people may be entitled to compensation from those at fault to help cover the costs of medical treatment and various other expenses they face moving forward. Reaching out to a car accident attorney in Mississippi can greatly increase your chances of getting the justice and compensation you need and deserve.
The Mississippi personal injury attorneys at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice have over four decades of experience helping accident victims get the justice they deserve after being harmed in preventable collisions. Our attorneys provide responsive and effective legal guidance to our clients that ensure they are able to hold wrongdoers accountable for their actions while getting the compensation they need to cover the costs they face moving forward. Our strategic approach to represent our clients has enabled us to help thousands of victims maximize their recoveries after being injured. We firmly believe that victims deserve to recover after being harmed and we stop at nothing to ensure our clients are able to move forward and reach their goals. If you were injured in an accident as a result of another person’s actions, contact our personal injury attorneys in Mississippi at (662) 262-6264 to see how we can help you.
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