Oxford, MS (August 14, 2022) – A serious car crash happened in Oxford on August 13 that required an emergency dispatch. At approximately 2:00 p.m., responders were sent to the scene of the accident to help the involved parties.
Officials reported that the accident happened in the 2100 block of South Lamar Boulevard near Marquis Chevron. Vehicles collided in the area and caused injuries to at least one person.
Paramedics were observed in the area a short time after the wreck happened to help the involved parties. One or more individuals were transported with injuries to local hospitals in order to receive the necessary medical care.
At this time, authorities continue to investigate the circumstances of the accident. Traffic delays were seen in the area while responders worked at the crash scene. Drivers who were commuting near the 2100 block of South Lamar Boulevard were asked to use alternative routes of travel for the time that the crash scene was active.
Nothing further has been reported. We hope for the full and fast recovery of those with injuries.
Mississippi Car Crashes
Car accidents happen in Mississippi often. Over 100,000 auto collisions are reported per year in the state of Mississippi annually which injure more than 55,000 people per year. Over 1,000 people lose their lives in car crashes every year in the Magnolia State. These accidents happen for numerous reasons, however, the leading cause of auto accidents in Mississippi is currently speeding.
Throughout the country, more than 3 million people are injured in auto accidents per year. On average, more than 6 million auto accidents happen yearly in car crashes in the United States. These wrecks take the lives of more than 40,000 people per year.
The main cause of car wrecks across the United States is driver negligence, specifically driver distraction. Driver distraction causes more than 400,000 auto accidents per year in the US. other common forms of driver negligence include speeding, intoxication, and fatigue.
If you have recently been injured in a car accident, it is important to determine how or why the collision occurred. If you believe a negligent driver caused your injuries, you should contact a car crash lawyer who can help you recover. A car crash attorney can help you file a personal injury claim for compensation so you can get the money you need to pay for vehicle repairs, lost wages, medical care, and more.
The lawyers at Mama Justice have been working for decades to help injured crash victims recover. Our trusted legal team will help you build a strong claim by thoroughly investigating your case, speaking with witnesses and other pertinent sources, and negotiating a full and fair settlement with the insurance companies so you can get the money you need to financially recover.
Call our law office at (888) 484-1476 to speak with a lawyer regarding your case.
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