Accident Involving Multiple 18-Wheelers Causes Injuries, Property Damage in Georgia County, Mississippi
George County, Mississippi– May 21, 2018 (WKRG) According to a report from WKRG, a collision between two tractor-trailers blocked both lanes of traffic at the intersection of Highway 26 and Highway 57. Injuries have been reported, but details about those injuries are not yet known. As is the case with any tractor-trailer wreck, due to the size of the vehicles involved, there is also a tremendous amount of property damage.
While little is known at this time about this particular collision, there is a lot of information out there about motor vehicle accidents. For example, nearly seven hundred people die in motor vehicle accidents every year in Mississippi. Nationally, the death toll from motor vehicle crashes is over forty thousand. Almost a hundred people die every day in America because of car accidents. The amount of people injured every day in America because of motor vehicle crashes is close to seven thousand.
Car accidents cause many deaths among children and teens. Motor vehicle wrecks are the top cause of death for children between the ages of one and twelve. One out of every three American teenagers who dies is killed in a car wreck. Nearly two hundred thousand young drivers get hurt in motor vehicle accidents each year.
Distracted driving and impaired driving are leading causes of motor vehicle accidents. Impaired drivers cause nearly twenty percent of Mississippi automobile accident deaths. Thousands of people die each year due to distracted driving, yet at any given moment during the daylight hours, over six hundred thousand people are using or manipulating some electronic device while they are driving. Your best defense against death or injury in an automobile wreck is the seat belt – half of all Mississippi motor vehicle accident fatalities are people who were not wearing seatbelts.
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