Madison, MS (July 21, 2022) – One or more individuals suffered injuries in a car wreck in Madison on Thursday, July 21. At approximately 1:13 p.m., the wreck occurred at the intersection of Interstate 55 and Sowell Road.
Emergency responders were promptly sent to the scene to help those involved. Initial reports show that all lanes of the interstate were closed while responders worked in the area.
Injuries were confirmed as a result of the accident, however, the extent of those injuries has not been reported at this time. An ongoing investigation into the details of the incident is being carried out by local police.
At this time, no further information has been reported. Our thoughts are with everyone involved and injured in this auto accident in Madison.
Auto Wrecks in Mississippi
Each day, auto collisions occur in Mississippi that result in injuries. These accidents take place over 300 times per day and end in injuries for tens of thousands of people. On average, over 125,000 wrecks are reported per year in the Magnolia State that cause injuries to over 55,000 people and take the lives of approximately 1,000 people every year.
Throughout the United States, over 3 million people suffer injuries in approximately 6 million auto accidents per year. Some of the most common injuries seen in severe car wrecks include:
- Internal organ damage
- Broken bones
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
Sustaining severe injuries may be stressful physically, emotionally, and financially. Unfortunately, the majority of car crashes are caused by negligent, careless, and reckless drivers. Dealing with severe injuries can be exhausting and expensive, and injured crash victims may not know that they have legal options to help them recover. Some of the most common causes of car wrecks include:
- Drivers who fail to yield the right of way
- Driver intoxication
- Reckless driving
- Fatigued driving
When innocent drivers sustain injuries caused by negligent drivers, the injured victims usually have options to help them recover. It is important to contact a car crash lawyer who can help you figure out how you can recover financial compensation after you have been hurt in a crash caused by negligence. Also, a car crash attorney will hold negligent parties accountable for their actions by serving them fines and jail time when applicable.
Our car crash lawyers in Madison have decades of experience assisting injured crash victims to preserve their legal rights. Our lawyers can help you secure full and fair compensation for vehicle repairs, medical bills, and more. We will build a successful claim for you and make sure the insurance companies do not take advantage of you.
Call our law firm at (888) 484-1476 to find out how we can assist you.
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Disclaimer: We 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 used in this post are not taken at the actual accident scene.