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Crash alert: Man killed after losing control of motorcycle in Knoxville

by Ponce Law | October 20th, 2020

KNOXVILLE, TN – Authorities say a man was killed when his motorcycle crashed in Knoxville early Friday morning, WATE reports.

The accident occurred in the area of Blackstock Avenue and Hannah Avenue at about 12:15 a.m.  Investigators determined that the motorcycle rider was going at a high rate of speed on Blackstock Avenue when he lost control and rode off the roadway.

The motorcycle ended up in a parking lot and the motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity was not immediately released.

Motorcycle riders face the threat of serious accidents every single time they ride. At Ponce Law, our Nashville motorcycle accident attorneys know how serious motorcycle crash injuries can be. Riders who are hurt in accidents often suffer injuries that put them out of work for long periods of time, which can make it difficult to stay on top of living expenses, let alone big medical bills.  Our legal team can help you get the full amount of compensation you deserve. We’re available 24/7 to take your call at (844) 204-6765 or reach out to us online.

Crash alert: Motorcyclist killed in accident on I-24 in Marion County

by Ponce Law | October 14th, 2020

MARION COUNTY, TN – A motorcycle rider died after being involved in a crash on Interstate 24 last Friday night. According to WTVC, the victim was identified as 45-year-old Andrew M. Gill of Saint Augustine, Florida.

The accident happened on I-24 west near mile marker 165 in Marion County shortly before midnight. Investigators with the Tennessee Highway Patrol said Gill was trying to avoid another vehicle that was changing lanes when he hit a cable barrier on a median.

Gill was thrown from the motorcycle and landed on a shoulder of the highway. He was pronounced dead at the scene from his injuries.

In the aftermath of a motorcycle accident, make sure your legal rights are protected. Our Nashville motorcycle accident lawyers have the experience to push back on the big insurance companies to help you get the full amount of compensation you deserve for your medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering.  You can call us at (844) 204-6765 or complete a free initial consultation form to get started with our legal team.

Crash alert: Motorcycle crash on Lebanon Pike in Donelson leaves 1 injured

by Ponce Law | October 9th, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – Metro Nashville police were on the scene of a motorcycle accident that left at least one person injured early Friday morning.

According to Fox 17 Nashville, the incident happened on Lebanon Pike at Donelson Hills Drive in the Donelson neighborhood at around 5:15 a.m.

The motorcyclist was reported to be critically injured and was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center.  No information has been released yet on the circumstances that led to the crash.

The road was shut down as authorities investigated the accident.

At Ponce Law, we know the dangers motorcycle riders face, and we’re here to protect their rights. Our Nashville motorcycle accident lawyers will hold careless drivers accountable for their negligence. We have the experience to push back on the big insurance companies, and to help you get the full amount of compensation you deserve for your medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. To learn more about how we can help, call us at (844) 204-6765 or contact us online.

Crash alert: Motorcycle collides with SUV on street in Crossville

by Ponce Law | October 6th, 2020

CROSSVILLE, TN – According to 1057 News, a motorcyclist was sent to the hospital after a collision with an SUV at a hazardous curve in Crossville last week.

The accident happened Thursday night in the area of Northside Drive and South Drive, site of the curve that reportedly has been the scene of a number of accidents recently.

Crossville police said 52-year-old Hollie Brenton Hairston was riding a Honda motorcycle when the vehicle slid after hitting some gravel in the road. The motorcycle then collided with a Jeep Liberty and Hairston landed in a grassy area. The motorcyclist was treated for minor injuries at Cumberland Medical Center.

Police said the SUV driver, 36-year-old Mauro Caselli of Crossville, stopped before the vehicle was hit by the motorcycle.

The open road and great fuel economy are just two reasons why motorcycles are so popular. But the lack of protection they provide leaves riders facing the threat of serious accidents each time they ride. At Ponce Law, our Nashville motorcycle accident lawyers know the dangers motorcyclists face, and we’re here to protect their rights after an accident. Call us 24/7 at (844) 204-6765 or fill out a free initial consultation form to get started.

Multiple fatalities reported after Knoxville motorcycle accident

by Ponce Law | October 2nd, 2020

KNOXVILLE, TN – Two people are dead after being involved in a motorcycle collision on U.S. Highway 25 Thursday afternoon.

According to WVLT, the crash occurred when 29-year-old motorcyclist Zachary Johnson pulled out in front of a vehicle that was turning onto East Wolf Valley Road.

Both Johnson and his passenger, 31-year-old Stephanie Whitaker, were ejected from the motorcycle. Paramedics pronounced them dead at the scene of the crash.

No other injuries were reported as an immediate result of the crash.

Have you lost a loved one due to a motorcycle accident in Tennessee? If so, you could be entitled to significant reimbursement for end-of-life medical bills, loss of income, funeral costs, and other mounting expenses. The Tennessee motorcycle accident attorneys with Ponce Law have years of experience helping the victims of motorcycle accidents and their families secure compensation following a tragic loss. Call us today at (844) 204-6765 to schedule a free consultation regarding your unique claim.

Crash alert: Motorcycle and SUV collide on street in Crossville

by Ponce Law | September 23rd, 2020

CROSSVILLE, TN – A collision between a motorcycle and an SUV in Crossville left a man hospitalized early this week, according to 1057 News.

The incident happened Sunday in the vicinity of North Main Street and Interstate Drive. Authorities said 75-year-old Jerry Tittsworth was operating a Suzuki motorcycle when it hit a Chevy Equinox driven by 81-year-old Norma Tabor.

Tittsworth, of Sparta, sustained minor injuries and was taken to an area hospital. Tabor, of Crossville, was not injured in the crash.

Police said Tittsworth told them the sun was in his eyes and he believed he had the green light at the time the accident occurred.

Motorcycles are popular on our area roadways, but they don’t always provide enough protection for their riders — leading to tragic and frequently preventable accidents. If you’ve been injured in a motorcycle crash caused by someone else, you may be entitled to financial compensation for a variety of expenses. Our Nashville motorcycle accident lawyers are fully committed to obtaining the best possible results for our clients. We’re here take your call 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You can call us at (844) 204-6765 or complete a free initial consultation form.

Crash alert: Motorcyclist dies in accident on Bell Road in Nashville

by Ponce Law | September 21st, 2020

NASHILLE, TN – According to a report by WKRN, a motorcyclist was killed in a crash in Nashville late Friday night.

Police said the accident occurred at about 10:45 p.m. in the vicinity of Bell Road and Couchville Pike.

Nashville.gov identified the victim as 43-year-old Michael Reeves of Nashville. Authorities said Reeves was riding his Harley Davidson south on Bell Road when he lost control and struck a guardrail. He was pronounced dead at the scene.  No other vehicles were involved in the incident.

There was no evidence that drugs or alcohol were involved. An investigation into the crash is continuing.

Motorcycles are popular on our roadways, but the drivers of passenger and commercial vehicles frequently put them at risk — leading to devastating accidents, the consequences of which fall predominantly on motorcyclists. Our Nashville motorcycle accident lawyers are fully committed to obtaining the best possible results for our clients in the aftermath of accidents. We’re here take your call 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You can call us at (844) 204-6765 or complete a free initial consultation form.

Crash alert: Driver charged after deadly collision with motorcyclist in Nashville

by Ponce Law | September 14th, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – Police say a man is facing charges after his car was involved in a deadly collision with a motorcycle in Nashville Saturday morning, according to WSMV.

40-year-old Christopher Dailey is charged with aggravated vehicular homicide in connection with the crash, which happened at about 11 a.m.

Metro Police investigators determined that Dailey was driving a Mercury Grand Marquis on Elm Hill Pike when he attempted to make a left onto Massman Drive. Dailey’s vehicle went into the path of a motorcyclist who was riding on Elm Hill Pike, according to police.  The motorcycle struck the passenger side of the car and the rider, identified as 48-year-old William Page, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said Dailey showed signs of impairment while performing field sobriety tasks, and a sample of his blood will be analyzed.

Intoxicated, distracted, or reckless drivers can be held liable if they cause accidents that result in other people’s deaths. At Ponce Law, our Nashville wrongful death attorneys are dedicated to helping families get the compensation they deserve after losing a loved one. When you contact us, our law firm will do everything we can to make this time easier on your family. We’re here to help. Call us at (844) 204-6765 or reach out to us online. We’re available 24/7 to take your call.

Crash alert: 2 men injured when motorcycles collide in Crossville

by Ponce Law | September 11th, 2020

CROSSVILLE, TN – Two men were injured, one seriously, when their motorcycles collided on a street in Cumberland County Thursday afternoon.

According to 1057 News, the accident happened on North Main Street in Crossville just south of Interstate 40.  Police said 68-year-old Ronald K. Brewer was riding a Honda VTX when it crashed into another motorcycle that was operated by 63-year-old Charles R. Wear.

Brewer, of La Harpe, Illinois, was treated for serious injuries at Vanderbilt Medical Center. Wear, of Carthage, Illinois, was taken to Cumberland Medical Center. No details were released on the cause of the accident.

At Ponce Law, we know the dangers motorcycle riders face, and we’re here to protect their rights. Our Nashville motorcycle accident lawyers will hold careless drivers accountable for their negligence. We have the experience to push back on the big insurance companies, and to help you get the full amount of compensation you deserve for your medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. To learn more about how we can help, call us at (844) 204-6765 or contact us online.

Crash alert: Motorcycle rider killed in Dickson County accident

by Ponce Law | September 8th, 2020

DICKSON COUNTY, TN – A motorcyclist was fatally struck by an SUV on a road in Dickson County early Saturday morning, according to News Channel 5.

The incident happened at about 3:45 a.m. on Highway 48 South. 55-year-old Tommy Wilson had been thrown from his motorcycle after hitting a deer and was lying in the road, the Tennessee Highway Patrol said.

A woman who was approaching the area driving a Toyota SUV did not see Wilson in the roadway at first, and the vehicle struck him as she was attempting to slow down, according to investigators.

The woman was not injured. No citations were issued in connection with the accident.

Motorcycle riders face the threat of serious accidents every single time they ride — but that shouldn’t be the case. Don’t let your rights go unprotected after a motorcycle accident. Our Nashville motorcycle accident lawyers have more than 25 years of experience helping those who have been injured or who have lost a loved one in a collision. Our legal staff is available 24/7 to take your call at (844) 204-6765 or reach out to us online.