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Three-Car Accident in TN Allegedly Caused by Inattentive Driver

by mdp | March 18th, 2013

CarCrash11Two people were injured in a three-car pileup that occurred on Interstate 40 in Wilson County, Tennessee late last month. Two of the vehicles involved in the accident ended up upside down, and the collision was believed to have been caused by an inattentive driver who rear-ended another vehicle slowing down while entering a construction zone. If you have suffered injuries in a TN car accident you believe to have been caused by another driver’s negligence, contact our experienced attorneys at Michael D. Ponce & Associates to discuss your legal options. You may have grounds to file a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault driver, in order to pursue financial compensation for your injuries, medical expenses, and other damages related to the TN car accident.

Rollover Accident Results in Injuries

The three-vehicle crash took place around mile marker 227 on Interstate 40 in Tennessee, where traffic was slowing down as vehicles entered a construction area. According to officials investigating the cause of the Tennessee car accident, an inattentive driver allegedly failed to recognize that traffic was slowing down and subsequently rear-ended another vehicle traveling in the same direction. Both of these vehicles rolled over as a result of the collision and a third vehicle was struck as well. As Sgt. Tyler Chandler with the Mt. Juliet Police Department reported, two people were injured in the Tennessee car accident, one of whom was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. The other person suffered minor injuries in the rollover crash.

Contact Our Reputable Attorneys for Legal Help

Although there are many factors that can play a role in a serious car accident, distracted or inattentive driving is a major cause of collisions in Tennessee and throughout the United States. Too often, drivers become preoccupied behind the wheel and fail to keep their eyes and their attention on the roadway, an unsafe driving behavior that can have disastrous results for them and other motorists as well. If you have been injured in a car accident in Tennessee, or if you lost a loved one in a fatal accident, consult our reputable lawyers at Michael D. Ponce & Associates as soon as possible. Our law firm is located in Nashville, and our attorneys have years of experience protecting the legal rights of car accident victims throughout the state. With our personal injury lawyers on your side, you can seek fair and timely reimbursement for your injuries and protect yourself and your family from further harm.