Nashville hit-and-run accident

Crash alert: Pedestrian fatally struck in Nashville hit-and-run

by Ponce Law | August 4th, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver after a pedestrian was fatally struck in Nashville Monday night, according to a report in the Tennessean.

The incident happened at about 8 p.m. in the area of Rosa L. Parks Boulevard and Monroe Street in the Germantown section.

The victim, 51-year-old Aaron Wilkerson, was spotted on the ground by another motorist and was pronounced dead later at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

The vehicle involved in the crash fled the scene but no description was immediately released. Anyone with information is urged to contact Nashville police.

Pedestrian laws keep people safe on roads and sidewalks. If you’ve been injured by a motorist who violated these laws, you have legal rights to compensation. At Ponce Law, we’re here to protect those rights. Our experienced Nashville pedestrian accident lawyers can help you get the money you’re owed for your medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering, so that you can focus on getting better. Call us at (844) 204-6765 or reach out to us online. We’re available 24/7 to take your call.

Crash alert: Driver sought after hit-and-run injures man in Nashville

by Ponce Law | July 27th, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver involved in an incident in Nashville, WKRN reported.

Authorities said the driver left the scene after a man was struck in the 200 block of Shelby Avenue in Central Nashville. The victim was hospitalized at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, but his injuries were not believed to be serious.

The vehicle involved in the crash was a white four-door sedan that will now have front end damage, according to investigators. Anyone with information is asked to contact Nashville police.

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 pedestrian 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.

Man fatally struck in hit-and-run crash in Nashville

by Ponce Law | June 22nd, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – Authorities are searching for the vehicle involved in a hit-and-run crash that killed a man in Nashville Friday night, wkrn.com reported.

The incident happened around 11:15 p.m. on Lafayette Street near its intersection with Fairfield Avenue. Police say 41-year-old Robert Preston III was crossing the street when he was hit by a Hyundai sedan going south.  Preston was pronounced dead at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

According to witnesses, the vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed before the crash.  Preston was not in the crosswalk at the time, police said.

The vehicle involved was described as a charcoal gray Hyundai sedan.  Anyone with information is asked to contact authorities.

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.

UPDATE: Suspect, victim identified in hit-and-run accident in West Nashville

by Ponce Law | June 18th, 2020

NASHVILLE, T.N. – The suspect and victim in a hit-and-run accident in West Nashville reported on June 8 have been identified, per a press release from the Nashville Police Department.

According to the memo, 57-year-old Percy Williams was riding a bicycle near Charlotte Avenue and 31st Avenue North when he was hit by a 2004 Pontiac Gram Am driven by Vincent Shinault. After the accident, Shinault put the victim in his car and drove him to a nearby alley. He then dumped his body there and left the scene. Williams was seriously injured — a bystander noticed his body and called 911.

Shinault was eventually arrested for aggravated kidnapping and vehicular assault.

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.