Tupelo, MS (April 19, 2021) – On Monday, April 19, a serious bus accident with injuries occurred on a major highway in Tupelo.
According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, the accident took place when a Lee County school bus and a passenger vehicle collided with one another on MS-178. Police have not confirmed the exact circumstances of the accident but have said that the accident led to extensive damages.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene. One student was taken to the hospital by ambulance and another was severely injured and taken to the hospital by medical helicopter.
The roadway was blocked in several lanes for a period of time as police cleared the scene.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Bus Accidents in Mississippi
Buses are some of the largest vehicles on our roads, which means that they are capable of causing some of the most extensive harm. These accidents are capable of causing severe harm to passengers when they involve other vehicles. When children are involved, it is believed that some of the most catastrophic injuries occur. If you or someone you love has been injured in a bus crash, you may wonder what options are available. It is crucial that you have the help of a legal advocate on your side.
Because buses are known as common carriers, this means that they are expected to get passengers from point A to point B without harm. When passengers are severely injured in bus accidents, they may be left wondering how they will move forward in their dire time of need. Some of the most life-altering injuries that result from bus accidents include spinal cord injuries, TBIs, broken bones, and more. If you have been hurt in a bus crash and wonder what options you have, you should have the dedicated help of a Mississippi personal injury attorney there to help you.
At MW Law Firm – Mama Justice, our Mississippi accident attorneys are here for you and your family after you have suffered losses as a result of a bus accident. We understand how complex these cases can be and the impact that they can have on your life. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for aspects such as medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Mississippi at (662) 262-6264 to find out how we can assist you.
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