fatal accident in Smyrna

Crash alert: Man killed in Smyrna crash involving minivan and pickup

by Ponce Law | September 11th, 2020

SMYRNA, TN – Authorities have released details of a deadly accident on a street in Smyrna on Sunday, the Rutherford Source reports.

The incident happened at about 5:53 a.m. in the 700 block of Nissan Drive. According to investigators, 41-year-old Victor Sebastian was driving a Nissan Quest north when he turned into oncoming traffic. Sebastian’s vehicle crashed into a Dodge Ram driven by 42-year-old James Bevill of Smyrna.

Sebastian, a resident of Shelbyville, was pronounced dead at the scene. The accident remains under investigation.

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Pedestrian fatally struck by freight train in Smyrna

by Ponce Law | June 30th, 2020

SMYRNA, TN – Police are investigating after a man was fatally struck by a freight train on the tracks in Smyrna over the weekend, according to a report by WGNS.

First responders were dispatched to the scene at about 9:11 p.m. Saturday on the tracks near the intersection of Sam Ridley Parkway and North Lowry Street.

The victim had been hit by a northbound CSX freight train, railroad officials said.  No members of the train crew were hurt in the accident.

CSX police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.

If you were hurt or if you lost a loved one in a collision in Nashville, contact Ponce Law right away for help. Our Nashville car accident lawyers have more than 25 years of experience helping people like you get the justice and fair compensation they deserve when someone else’s negligence causes them harm. Call us at (844) 204-6765 or reach out to us online. We’re available 24/7 to take your call.

One killed in single-vehicle accident in Smyrna

by Ponce Law | June 17th, 2020

SMYRNA, T.N. – One person was killed in a tragic single-vehicle accident in Smyrna on Saturday, according to Rutherford Source.

Forrest Weatherford was reportedly driving his truck near the 500 block of Nissan Drive when he lost control of his vehicle and drove off the side of the road. His truck overturned and he was ejected from the cab.

Weatherford was killed upon impact, while a passenger in the car was treated for minor injuries.

The Tennessee truck accident attorneys of Ponce Law publish these news stories to help keep those in our community safe. We represent those who’ve been hurt or who’ve lost loved ones due to the reckless, careless, or otherwise negligent actions of others. We hope you find these news stories to be informative and helpful, and if you’ve been hurt, we’ll be ready to help. Call us 24/7 at (844) 648-1678 or reach out to us online to schedule your free case evaluation with a member of our team today.1