Nashville Auto Accident Attorneys

Pedestrian killed while crossing Vietnam Veterans Boulevard to aid friend in rollover crash

by Ponce Law | December 7th, 2020

HENDERSONVILLE, TN., – A pedestrian was killed on Saturday night as he crossed the westbound lanes of Vietnam Veterans Boulevard near mile marker 4.6, while attempting to help a friend who’d just been injured in a crash, reports WKRN.

Hendersonville police said they responded to the initial rollover crash at around 7 p.m. At around 7:15 p.m., a friend of the crash victim attempted to cross from the westbound side, and was struck by a vehicle in the roadway. The pedestrian died at the scene.

The circumstances of the crash are still under investigation. We will update this blog should that information become available.

If you’ve been injured in a car accident caused by another driver’s negligence, the Nashville car accident lawyers of Ponce Law would like to hear from you. For over 20 years, our firm has been working to defend the legal rights of people like you, and because we only get paid if you do, you can trust that we’ll work as hard as we can to get you the maximum compensation possible. Schedule a free consultation today by calling (844) 218-8694 or filling out our contact form.

Crash alert: Up to 7 vehicles involved in wreck in Williamson County

by Ponce Law | November 30th, 2020

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, TN – A multi-vehicle accident shut down a stretch of Interstate 40 in Williamson County Sunday afternoon.

WKRN reports up to seven vehicles were involved in the crash on I-40 at mile marker 182 near Highway 96. At least two of the vehicles were tractor-trailers.

No injuries were reported in the wreck, which was reported at 4:11 p.m.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol said the westbound lanes of the interstate were closed in the area and traffic was being diverted. Rubbernecking delays were reported on the eastbound side.

I-40 west reopened Sunday evening after being closed for several hours.

When you have been injured in a car accident through no fault of your own, turn to Ponce Law for the help you will need in navigating the legal system. Our Nashville car accident attorneys will do everything we can to help you pursue compensation for medical bills and lost wages. We’re here to 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: Police identify woman killed in wrong-way crash on I-640

by Ponce Law | November 25th, 2020

KNOXVILLE, TN – Police have identified a woman killed in a wrong-way accident last weekend in Knoxville.

According to WATE, the victim was 52-year-old Deborah Hinkin. The crash happened Saturday on Interstate 640 West near Buffat Mill Road.

Police said Hinkin entered I-640 driving east in the westbound lanes and hit a vehicle, which then hit another vehicle.

Hinkin, a Knoxville resident, was pronounced dead at an area hospital.  Investigators are trying to determine why she was driving in the wrong direction.

Traffic fatalities continue to be on the rise this year on the roads and highways of Tennessee. If you or someone you love was hurt or killed in a car accident, it is important to have a legal advocate on your side right away. The Nashville car accident lawyers at Ponce Law stand ready to help you get the money you’re owed following a crash, so call today. To learn more about our services, call us at (844) 204-6765 or contact us online.

Crash alert: Head-on collision in Robertson County leaves 1 dead, 3 injured

by Ponce Law | November 25th, 2020

ROBERTSON COUNTY, TN – A crash in Robertson County Tuesday night left one person dead and three others injured, according to the Smokey Barn News.

Authorities say two SUVs collided head-on in the area of Tom Austin Highway and Cave Springs Road at about 8 p.m. One man was killed in the crash.  Another man was hospitalized with injuries that were not critical. Two male juveniles were also taken to the hospital. One of them was seriously injured, while the other sustained non-critical injuries.

The area around the crash scene was shut down, and drivers were advised to expect delays while emergency crews responded.

No details were immediately released on the cause of the accident.

In the aftermath of a serious car accident, our experienced and compassionate Nashville car accident attorneys at Ponce Law can help you navigate the legal system. We are committed to helping those who have been affected by an accident obtain the financial compensation they deserve. Let us fight for you during this difficult time.  To learn more about how we can help, contact our legal staff by calling us at (844) 204-6765 or reach out to us online.

Crash alert: Driver injured when car crashes into trees off I-40 east

by Ponce Law | November 24th, 2020

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, TN – A driver was hospitalized after a car accident on Interstate 40 late Monday afternoon.

According to 1057 News, 55-year-old Stephen Brown was driving a Chevrolet Corvette at a high rate of speed on I-40 east at mile marker 314 when he lost control of the vehicle.  The Tennessee Highway Patrol said the car went down an embankment and crashed into several trees.

Brown, of Cookeville, was transported to University of Tennessee Medical Center for treatment. No details were released on the extent of his injuries.  He was not restrained at the time of the crash.

Charges are pending in the case, state troopers said.

If you have been injured in a car accident due to the negligence or recklessness of another driver, Ponce Law is here to help. Our experienced Nashville car accident lawyers are committed to helping victims get the compensation they deserve for injury-related expenses, such as medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. See how we can help, learn what to do following an accident, and call us 24/7 for a free consultation. You can reach us at (844) 204-6765 or contact us online.

Crash alert: 2 dead after crash, shooting on I-24 in Nashville

by Ponce Law | November 24th, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – Police said two people died following an incident that involved a crash and a shooting in Nashville early Tuesday morning, the Tennessean reported.

Officials said a Ford F-150 pickup truck collided with the side of a tractor-trailer on Interstate 24 near Shelby Avenue at about 3:15 a.m. The shooting took place inside the pickup, which was reported stolen last week from outside a home on Cain Harbor Drive in South Nashville.

The driver and a passenger in the pickup died, while two other passengers, ages 16 and 14, were injured and taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center.  Investigators are trying to determine what led to the gunfire.

The incident shut down eastbound lanes on I-24 in downtown Nashville for several hours while authorities responded to the scene, slowing traffic at the Shelby Avenue exit.  The lanes reopened shortly after 7:30 a.m.

When you are injured in a car accident through no fault of your own, turn to Ponce Law for the help you will need in navigating the legal system. Our Nashville car accident attorneys will do everything we can to help you pursue compensation for medical bills and lost wages. We’re here to 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 killed, 2 passengers injured in Perry County car accident

by Ponce Law | November 24th, 2020

PERRY COUNTY, TN – A car accident in Perry County Sunday night left one person dead and two others injured, WKRN reported.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol said a man was driving west on Hurricane Creek Road southeast of Linden when he was unable to negotiate a curve at about 6 p.m.

When the driver overcorrected, the vehicle overturned and the driver was killed.  He was identified as 24-year-old William Hickerson of Hohenwald.  Two passengers, a 24-year-old and a juvenile, were injured in the crash. No details were released on the extent of their injuries.

The THP is trying to determine what caused the accident.

When you have been injured or lost a loved one in a car crash and need a legal advocate on your side, turn to the legal team at Ponce Law. Our Nashville car accident attorneys help Tennessee car accident victims every day, and we want to put our knowledge to work for you to help obtain the compensation you deserve. To learn more about our services, call us today at (844) 204-6765 or contact us online.

Crash alert: 2 dead in multi-vehicle wreck on I-24 in Nashville

by Ponce Law | November 23rd, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – Two people were killed and three others were injured in a multi-vehicle crash in south Nashville Friday night, according to Fox 17 Nashville.

A total of nine vehicles were involved in the wreck, which occurred in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 24 near Antioch Pike just before 8 p.m.

Investigators said the driver of an Infiniti Q-50 was trying to avoid a Mazda re-entering traffic on the highway when the Infiniti struck an Acura. A semi-truck then hit the Infiniti, which crashed into a concrete wall and went up in flames. The Infiniti’s two occupants died at the scene; their identities have not been released. Three other people were hospitalized with injuries that were not considered life-threatening.

The 17-year-old driver of the Mazda is facing charges for driving without a license and not having insurance, and could face additional charges.

All eastbound lanes and a westbound lane of I-24 were closed in the area while the scene was being cleared.

If you have been injured or lost someone you love due to a driver’s negligence or recklessness, you could be entitled to significant compensation for the expenses you have incurred. At Ponce Law, our experienced Nashville car accident attorneys stand ready to provide the legal representation you will need to obtain reimbursement during this difficult time.  Let us fight for you. Call us 24/7 at (844) 204-6765 or fill out a free initial consultation form to get started.

Crash alert: Driver killed when pickup rear-ends semi on I-24 west

by Ponce Law | November 20th, 2020

COOPERTOWN, TN – A driver was killed when his pickup truck crashed into a tractor-trailer on a highway in Robertson County Thursday.

According to the Smokey Barn News, the victim was 35-year-old Christopher Mark Akins of Gallatin. The Tennessee Highway Patrol said Akins was driving a GMC Sierra west on I-24 near mile marker 19 near Coopertown when he rear-ended a tractor-trailer that was stopped in traffic.

Investigators believe Akins switched lanes prior to the crash to try and avoid the semi.

The THP was on the scene of the wreck along with Robertson County EMS and Pleasant View firefighters.

If you have been suffered an injury or lost a loved one in a car accident and need a legal advocate on your side, turn to the trusted Nashville car accident attorneys at Ponce Law. We have more than 20 years of experience helping injured victims get the compensation they’re owed, and we’ll do everything we can to get the money you deserve following an accident. We’re here to 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: Traffic tied up on I-24 following multi-vehicle wreck

by Ponce Law | November 18th, 2020

CLARKSVILLE, TN – A crash involving multiple vehicles caused delays for drivers on Interstate 24 in the Clarksville area Tuesday night, according to Clarksville Now.

The accident happened on I-24 at mile marker 14 and was reported at about 6:15 p.m. The Tennessee Department of Transportation said the wreck tied up eastbound traffic from Exit 11 to Exit 8.

By 8:15 p.m., traffic was mostly back to normal with some residual delays. There was no immediate information on whether anyone was injured in the crash.

At Ponce Law, we’re committed to providing the best possible legal representation for our clients who have been involved in car accidents. We’ll take the time to get to know you and your needs, and we’ll do everything we can to get the compensation you deserve. Let our experienced Nashville car accident attorneys fight for you if you’ve been affected by an accident. Call us 24/7 at (844) 204-6765 or fill out a free initial consultation form to get started.