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Crash alert: 5 killed when minivan hits back of semi-truck on I-24 east

by Ponce Law | December 1st, 2020

CHATTANOOGA, TN – Five people were killed in a collision involving a minivan and a semi-truck on Interstate 24 Monday morning, according to WLVT and the Associated Press.

Police said a Honda Odyssey went off I-24 east near mile marker 180 in Chattanooga shortly before 10:20 a.m. and crashed into the rear of the truck that was parked on the shoulder of the interstate.  The driver of the minivan and all four passengers inside died at the scene. Their identities have not yet been released.  The driver of the semi-truck was not injured.

A stretch of I-24 was shut down near the crash scene before reopening Monday afternoon.

Investigators are trying to determine the cause of the fatal wreck.

If you were hurt or lost a loved one in a crash caused by someone else’s negligence, our legal team is ready to investigate the accident and determine its cause to help you get maximum compensation. At Ponce Law, our Nashville car accident lawyers fight for victims to be compensated for their accident-related expenses, including medical bills, funeral costs and lost wages. To learn more about how we can help, call us at (844) 204-6765 or contact us online.

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