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Why is it important to get medical treatment after a car wreck?

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Car wrecks can range from the catastrophic resulting in massive injury to a fender bender where the running theme is, “thank goodness it wasn’t worse.”  But even minor car wrecks, such as a fender bender, can cause injuries to a driver that might not feel bad at first.  When you are in a car wreck, your body releases adrenaline.  This hormone is designed to protect you from trauma and can do a pretty good job at masking your injuries and the associated pain.  Just because you don’t feel pain immediately does not mean you are not hurt.  Over the next...

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Deadly Vehicle Crash in Flowood

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Late Sunday night MHP, Flowood Police, Pearl Police, and Rankin County Sheriff were at the scene of a deadly vehicle crash in Flowood. The crash happened right off of Flowood Dr and is said to be the result of a police chase that started in Pearl. WLBT has more on the story. This is the second time this Summer that a police chase that started in Pearl and ended in a deadly vehicle crash in a neighboring city. Just last month Pearl Police chased a subject into Jackson ending in a deadly crash when the suspect crashed into a mail truck...

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Can a Car Wreck Lawyer Help?

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When you are involved in a car wreck it can be devastating, both physically and financially. According to National Safety Council, car wrecks cost the economy roughly $474 Billion. Many people think they can handle dealing with it all on their own but unfortunately its not that easy. It’s important to understand how can a car wreck lawyer help. If you were involved in a car accident it is important to seek medical treatment immediately. You may not initially feel any pain but there may be internal issue you can not see or feel. Seeking medical treatment after the crash also...

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18-Wheeler Wreck on I-10 Bridge, Pascagoula River

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Jackson County Sheriff’s Department responded to an 18-wheeler wreck on the eastbound side of the I-10 bridge over the Pascagoula River. Both east bound lanes are currently shutdown. An 18-wheeler lost control during the continued rain plaguing the Coast, dumping metal, and causing accidents with numerous vehicles. No other news is available at this time but follow MDOT on twitter for more updates. A majority of the car wrecks that occur on Mississippi highways involve 18-wheelers. If you were involved in this wreck or another, what should you do? First, ensure that you are safe and ensure the safety of any...

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Deadly Motorcycle Crash

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A deadly motorcycle crash happened Sunday evening in Simpson County, Mississippi according to WAPT. Mississippi Highway Patrol reports the motorcycle driver was traveling South on Hwy 13 when she collided with a vehicle travelling West on Mt. Zion rd. The driver of the motorcycle had fatal injuries and the passenger of the vehicle had injuries as well. The deadly motorcycle crash is still under investigation. Operating a motorcycle can be thrilling as well as dangerous. Unlike a car, a motorcycle provides little protection to the rider if they are involved in a wreck. Taking the right precautions can be a lifesaving...

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What to do if you’re in a Bus Crash

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There are approximately 73,000 bus crashes every year in the U.S. according to U.S. Department of Transportation and that number is continuing to rise. These buses include school buses, city transit buses, and coach buses. Whether you are a passenger on one of these buses or an innocent driver or bystander, a bus crash can leave you seriously injured if not worse. Knowing what to do if you’re in a bus crash is crucial for your safety and future wellbeing. Call the Police If you were involved in a wreck with a bus first thing to do is call 911. This...

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Common Causes of Car Wrecks

Common causes of car wrecks

According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), in 2020 Mississippi had over 700 deaths due to car crashes. This number has continued to rise over the years and doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon. With the large number of crashes on the roads in Mississippi, it makes us wonder what are the common causes of car wrecks? Distracted Driving While many of the new features in cars and on phones today try to prevent distracted driving it still seems to be a problem for many drivers. Trying to focus on anything other than driving causes danger for...

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Log Truck Collision Kills 3 People

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Monday afternoon MHP responded to a log truck crash in Copiah County that killed 3 people. The log truck was travelling East on highway 28 when it collided with a Lexus. As a result of the log truck collision, both the driver of the log truck and the two occupants of the Lexus died. The vehicle crash is still under investigation, but more information can be seen at wjtv.com. Mississippi has a large logging industry so unfortunately a log truck collision isn’t uncommon. Lately there has been many accidents on the road and when it comes to wrecks with large trucks...

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18-Wheeler Wreck Kills 3 on I-59

18-wheeler wreck kills 3

WLBT reports of a deadly crash on I-59 Saturday afternoon involving an 18-wheeler and another vehicle. Mississippi Highway Patrol reports the 18-wheeler wreck kills 3 of the people in the passenger vehicle and injured 2 others including the driver of the semi-truck. This deadly accident occurred around 3:30 P.M. Saturday afternoon in Heidelberg, MS. Lately we are hearing more and more about these deadly accidents on our Mississippi highways. A majority of the deadly wrecks are involving an 18-wheeler, which according to policyadvice.net is the result of 74% of fatal car crashes. It is important to stay alert and cautious when...

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Driver Traveling Wrong Way Kills 2 People on I-55

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Reports of a deadly crash on I-55 in Jackson after a driver traveling the wrong way kills 2 people and injured others late Friday afternoon. Officials say the driver was traveling South in the Northbound Lane when the deadly crash occurred. Full details are still unclear but WLBT is covering the story. Driving to get food, go shopping, or leaving work can be an enjoyable time to relax and enjoy the peacefulness. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case especially when traveling busy highways like I-55 which stretches from Northern Illinois to South Louisiana. The amount of people using major highways like...

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