Meridian, MS (November 28, 2022) – A one-car crash took the life of one person and critically injured another. The wreck happened sometime before noon on November 27, according to reports.
A spokesperson from the Mississippi Highway Patrol stated the crash occurred on Interstate 59 between milepost 126 and 127. The driver, who has not been identified, suffered critical injuries in the wreck. Their passenger, only identified as a juvenile, lost their life.
Their identities have not been released at this time. MHP is working on notifying the next of kin.
Delays in traffic ensued near the crash site while emergency crews worked in the area. No other details have been reported.
We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim. Our thoughts are with the injured victim in hopes of a full recovery.
Mississippi Auto Crashes
Every day, car accidents happen in the state of Mississippi that end in injuries. These accidents happen more than 300 times per day and cause injuries to thousands of people. On average, there are more than 125,000 car crashes reported per year in Mississippi. Over 55,000 people are hurt in these wrecks and more than 1,000 lose their lives. Throughout the United States, more than 3 million people are hurt in over 6 million vehicle crashes per year. Approximately 32,000 people are killed in annual car crashes in the United States. Some of the most commonly reported injuries in Mississippi vehicle accidents include:
- Spinal cord injuries
- Internal organ damage
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Broken bones
Dealing with these painful injuries can be physically, financially, and mentally exhausting. Sadly, numerous people are hurt in collisions caused by reckless, negligent, and careless drivers. Some of the most prevalent causes of auto accidents include:
- Intoxicated drivers
- Drivers who fail to yield the right of way
- Speeding drivers
- Reckless drivers
- Fatigued drivers
When innocent victims sustain injuries in collisions caused by these and other negligent acts, there are usually legal options that can help them recover. It is vital that injured victims contact a car crash lawyer in Oxford as soon as they can after their wrecks. Sometimes, victims may be able to collect financial compensation that can help pay for the costs related to their wrecks, like medical care and other financial burdens they may be faced with.
The loss of a loved one can affect your life in a variety of ways. If you have lost someone you love in a fatal accident, you should have the help of a car accident attorney on your side. As you are grieving the loss of your loved one, you should never have to worry about how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. Losing a loved one can be stressful for you and your family. This is why you should speak with a Meridian wrongful death attorney immediately.
Our car crash attorneys at Mama Justice have decades of skilled experience helping injured crash victims protect their legal rights. Our attorneys will assist you in securing the maximum compensation available for your injuries. We will build a successful case for you and fight aggressively with the insurance companies so you can get the compensation you deserve.
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.