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Grenada County, MS – Auto Accident on I-55 near MS 8 Ends in Injuries

Grenada County, MS – Auto Accident on I-55 near MS 8 Ends in Injuries

Grenada County, MS (November 10, 2022) – On the afternoon of November 10, a serious car crash happened in Grenada County, The collision occurred at around 12:13 p.m. 

All northbound lanes of Interstate 55 were blocked while emergency crews worked in the area. The incident occurred on I-55 near MS 8/exit 206. An unknown number of cars crashed and caused injuries. 

Paramedics rendered aid to the injured parties before transporting at least one person to the hospital. Delays in traffic ensued in the area while crews worked to secure the scene. 

Few other details have currently been reported concerning the accident. We hope for the full recovery of the injured parties. 

Mississippi Auto Accidents

Every day, car accidents happen in the state of Mississippi. A percentage of these result in injuries for the people involved. Countless people have to be hospitalized due to the severity of their injuries. Some of the most prevalent causes of auto collisions in the state of Mississippi include: 

  • Speeding: Speeding is the main cause of auto crashes in the state of Mississippi. When drivers choose to drive at unsafe speeds, they risk their own lives and the lives of those they encounter on the road. Speeding makes it harder to stop in time to avoid a crash and increases the severity of any accident that does occur. 
  • Intoxication: Driving while impaired by drugs or alcohol is another major cause of car accidents in Mississippi. Drunk driving is particularly dangerous, as it severely impairs a driver’s judgment, coordination, and reaction time. Even prescription and over-the-counter medications can impair driving if used improperly. It’s important to always read the labels on medications and follow the directions carefully to avoid putting yourself and others at risk on the road.
  • Running red lights: Red lights are located at intersections to protect motorists. It is important that drivers listen to the signals that are provided to them at intersections. Unfortunately, we see many people harmed as a result of drivers who run through stop signs and pass red lights at intersections.

If you have been injured due to the actions of a negligent driver, you may be eligible to take legal action against the responsible party. A car crash attorney in Mississippi can help you seek financial compensation for your damages.

Our Grenada County car accident lawyers at Mama Justice have extensive experience helping victims of car accidents get justice. Following your crash, our team will fight to help you get the money you need and deserve. We will remain by your side throughout the legal process and demand that you are provided full compensation for lost wages, repairs for your vehicle, and more.

Schedule a consultation by calling our Mississippi law firm today at 662-262-6264 to get started on your case.

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