Olive Branch, MS (February 18, 2022) – On Friday afternoon, February 18, a car crash with injuries occurred in Olive Branch.
According to Olive Branch officials, the accident happened in the afternoon hours at the intersection of MS-302 and Davidson Road. Two or more vehicles were traveling in the area when they entered the intersection at the same time, forcefully colliding with each other. The vehicles involved in the accident were badly damaged and had to be towed from the scene.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were injured as a result of the accident. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment of their injuries.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for an extended period of time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Mississippi
Car accidents are a leading cause of hospitalizations throughout the state of Mississippi. These accidents land tens of thousands of people in the hospital every single year. Though car accidents can happen virtually anywhere, intersections are known for being some of the most common places for accidents. Approximately 50% of all injury and fatality accidents happen at or near intersections. Every year, millions of intersection-related accidents happen in the U.S. every year. In just one recent year’s time, in fact, approximately 2.5 million intersection accidents took place due to the reckless acts of others. If you have been hurt in an intersection-related accident caused by another party, you should have the skilled help of an attorney moving forward.
The aftermath of a car accident can be a difficult thing to face entirely on your own. Because of this, you should have the skilled help of an Olive Branch car accident lawyer on your side as you navigate the legal system for the first time. You will have to prove a variety of aspects to be successful in your claim, including the following:
- The driver who caused your accident had a duty of care to drive safely
- The driver breached this duty of care
- The breach of duty led to the accident
- The accident led to your injuries and other damages
If you have been hurt in a life-altering car accident, you have options. It is important that you speak with an Olive Branch personal injury attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Olive Branch Car Accident Attorneys
Our attorneys at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice have diligently assisted those injured in car accidents over the years. We want you to feel confident as you move forward with your claim against another party. As the insurance company fights to pay you much less than you deserve, our attorneys will ensure that you receive the compensation you need to move forward. We are here for you every step of the way. Please contact a car accident attorney in Olive Branch at (888) 484-1476 for more information on how we can help you.
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Disclaimer: We, at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice, have worked hard to become valued members of the Northern Mississippi business community. We write these posts to bring awareness to the dangers of driving in hopes that our fellow community members will use an abundance of caution when operating a motor vehicle. The information in this post is not intended to be medical or legal advice. The photographs pictures used in this post are not taken at the actual accident scene.