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Common Injuries After a Car Accident

common injuries after a car accident

A car accident can cause serious injuries to the driver and its passengers. Many of there injuries leading to death. Car accident deaths are on the rise with recent reports of over 38,000 deaths due to car accidents. Those that are lucky enough to survive a car wreck end up with both minor and serious injuries. Some of the common injuries after a car accident include head, neck, and back injuries. These types of injuries are severe so it’s important to seek medical treatment ASAP. Most Common Car Accident Injuries Spinal Cord Injuries Head Injuries Neck Injuries Back Injuries Broken Bones ...

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What to do After a Pedestrian Accident

what to do after a pedestrian accident

Being hit by a vehicle while walking or running can lead to serious injuries. According to NHTSA, there were over 6,500 pedestrians killed in crashes in the U.S. in 2020. Knowing what to do after a pedestrian accident in crucial. Unfortunately, many of pedestrian crashes end deadly including the death of a 72-year-old man Sunday evening in Simpson County Mississippi. According to WLBT, around 8 P.M. Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to the fatal pedestrian crash on Hwy 49 where the pedestrian was pronounced dead on the scene. The pedestrian crash is still under investigation. Just a few weeks ago another deadly...

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What to do if Involved in a Hit and Run Crash

what to do if involved in a hit and run crash

Wondering what to do if involved in a hit and run crash? Well, that is the question for many people Saturday evening when a man driving an 18-wheeler hit multiple vehicles that led to a multi-state police chase. According to WLBT Oak Grove Police Department arrested a man after that had reportedly hit multiple vehicles that led to chase that started in Clarksville, Tennessee and ended in the Walmart parking lot of Oak Grove, Kentucky Saturday evening around 6 P.M. No life-threatening injuries were reported. Hit and run accidents happen every day, leaving victims injured and confused of what to do. Many...

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Wreck with State Trooper Killed Elderly Women

wreck with trooper killed elderly women

A 71-year-old women was killed after she was involved in a crash with a State Trooper Tuesday afternoon in Corinth, Mississippi. Mississippi Highway Patrol reported that the wreck with the state trooper killed the elderly women when she pulled out in front of him at the intersection of Highway 45 South and County Road 512 south. According to WLBT The State Trooper was not injured but both vehicles were totaled. If you were in a wreck with a police officer, you need to know they play by a different set of rules. When it comes to a crash with a police...

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Two Children Killed in a Wreck with 18-Wheeler

two children killed in a wreck

Friday afternoon two children were killed in a wreck with an 18-wheeler and three others were injured when their car was hit by a semi-truck. The deadly crash happened on I-55 near Marston, Missouri around 12 P.M. Friday. The crash happened after the SUV failed to yield to the semi-truck resulting in the death of two of the children in the SUV and injuring three others. KAIT reports that the children in the vehicle ranged from ages 11 to 15 with two other passengers in their thirties. Two of the 3 other kids had serious injuries and were transferred by...

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12-Year-Old Pedestrian is Killed After Being Hit by Vehicle

pedestrian killed after being hit by vehicle

Wednesday afternoon a 12-year-old pedestrian was killed after being hit by a vehicle in Memphis, TN. Action News reports the crash happened around 3:30 P.M. and that the child was rushed to the hospital where she later died. The driver of the truck stayed at the scene and was detained by police. Unfortunately, this news of a pedestrian killed after being hit by a vehicle happens way too often. In 2020 there were over 6,500 pedestrians killed in the U.S. according to NHTSA.  When a person is hit by a vehicle and survives, they are often left in severe pain and...

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Natchez Trace Parkway Awarded $54.3 Million Dollar Grant

natchez trace parkway awarded $54.3 million

The Federal Highway Administration announced that the Natchez Trace Parkway awarded $54.3 million dollar grant to fix the safety for travelers in Mississippi. The project will resurface, restore, and rehabilitate 83 miles of the Natchez Trace Parkway which sees millions of visitors every year. “Through President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, we’re now modernizing more of the infrastructure that creates opportunity in tribal communities,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg. “Today, we’re proud to award over $54 million to resurface, restore, and rehabilitate over 80 miles of the Natchez Trace Parkway in Mississippi, making it safer and more resilient for all those...

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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

deadly vehicle crash

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?

car wreck lawyer help

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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