Jackson, MS (January 2, 2023) – At least one person suffered injuries in an auto collision reported in Jackson on January 2. At approximately 8:00 a.m. on Monday morning, the incident was reported to Jackson area officials.
Sources say the accident took place on Interstate 55 at Waterworks. Multiple responders were observed rendering aid at the scene a short time after the collision happened.
Paramedics treated those with injuries before transporting extensively injured patients to local hospitals. The names of those involved have not been reported at this time.
Emergency responders worked at the scene for an extended time period, causing significant traffic delays in the area. Local drivers were urged to use alternative travel routes for the time being.
We hope for the full and fast recovery of those with injuries. Nothing further has been reported concerning the circumstances of the crash.
Mississippi Auto Accidents
Car accidents are a leading cause of severe injuries and death in the United States. Automobile accidents rank 5th on a list of the top ten causes of injury in the nation, according to information provided by the Centers for Disease Control. On average, the United States sees more than 30,000 fatal auto accidents per year. About 3% of those deaths happen in Mississippi. There are more than 1,000 people who lose their lives per year in Mississippi due to car crashes.
Being hurt in a car crash is painful and scary. Injured crash victims may not know where to turn for help if they find themselves struggling to make ends meet after they are hurt in a wreck. The average cost of successfully recovering from serious injuries is about $57,000. The cost of an ambulance ride alone is about $900, while the average price of an emergency room visit is about $3,300. The question is, depending on the circumstances of a crash, who is responsible for paying these bills?
Assuming you have health insurance, your policy should be able to pay your medical bills related to your crash. However, if it turns out that someone else is responsible for the collision that caused your injuries, your healthcare provider has the legal right to seek reimbursement for all medical costs paid on your behalf from the responsible party.
By law, you are responsible for your medical bills, regardless of medical payment coverage or health insurance. Due to this, it is essential to seek total and fair compensation for the damages you endured due to your recent accident. If you were not responsible for the accident, the recovery amount you receive depends on the personal car insurance coverage or the number of damages. Therefore, retaining the services of a skilled car crash lawyer in Jackson is the key to maximizing your recovery.
Contact a lawyer as soon as you can to get started on your own personal path to recovery after you were injured in a car crash caused by a negligent driver. You deserve to be compensated for the damages you may have endured due to another person’s negligent actions. Mama Justice has been successfully helping injured crash victims recover full and fair compensation for decades. We work hard to make sure you are able to recover financially, physically, and emotionally after an accident.
Contact our law firm as soon as you can at 662-262-6264 to be connected with a skilled and experienced car crash lawyer.
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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.