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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: Pedestrian struck and killed by motorcycle in Nashville

by Ponce Law | September 7th, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – A pedestrian walking in Nashville Friday night was struck and killed by a motorcycle, the Tennessean reports.

The incident happened on Myatt Drive, where police say a man riding a Harley Davidson motorcycle northbound struck the pedestrian at the crosswalk.

The victim, identified as Randy Shatto Jr. of Nashville, was pronounced dead later at Skyline Medical Center.

The motorcycle rider, 64-year-old Richard Tipton of Nashville, suffered injuries that were not regarded as life-threatening. There were no signs that either man was impaired at the time of the accident, Metro Police said.

Pedestrian laws are meant to 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, our Nashville pedestrian accident attorneys are here to 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.  We’ll work hard to hold the responsible parties accountable for their negligence.  To learn more about what we can do to help, call us 24/7 at (844) 204-6765 or reach out to us online.

Crash alert: 1 dead, 1 hurt in Clarksville crash involving car and motorcycle

by Ponce Law | August 31st, 2020

CLARKSVILLE, TN – A man was killed and his wife was critically injured when their motorcycle collided with a car in Clarksville on Saturday morning.

According to WSMV, Elliott Cherry was driving the motorcycle at the time of the incident, which happened at the intersection of Fort Campbell Boulevard and Lady Marion Drive at about 6 a.m.

Cherry was riding north on Fort Campbell Boulevard with his wife Jessica Ripley on the back when they crashed into an Acura sedan as it made a left turn from Lady Marion Drive, police said.

Cherry died from injuries sustained in the accident. Ripley was listed in critical but stable condition.

Clarksville police are investigating the incident and have asked businesses in the area to review any of their security footage that might provide more information about what happened.

Don’t let your rights go unprotected after a motorcycle accident. Our Nashville motorcycle accident lawyers know how accidents happen, and we’re here to hold careless drivers accountable for their negligence. Whether it’s gathering witness statements, or taking photographs of the accident scene, we’ll do what it takes to build a strong claim — and then we’ll tenaciously represent you to the insurance companies and even in court if necessary. To learn more about how we can help, call us at (844) 204-6765 or contact us online.

Crash alert: Motorcyclist killed in accident on I-65 south

by Ponce Law | August 28th, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – A motorcyclist was killed Thursday in an accident on Interstate 65 that shut down a stretch of the highway for several hours.

According to WKRN, 49-year-old Randy Follis Jr. was riding his Yamaha motorcycle at about 12:15 p.m. when he lost control near Trinity Lane and hit a guardrail. Follis, of Joelton, was pronounced dead at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

It is believed that Follis hit a pothole while driving at high speed, Metro Police investigators said. There were no signs of drug or alcohol use, according to police. Southbound lanes of I-65 were shut down until nearly 4 p.m. while the scene was being cleared.

Don’t let your rights go unprotected after a motorcycle accident. Our experienced Nashville motorcycle accident lawyers are 100 percent committed to obtaining the best possible results for our clients. We’ll help you handle the paperwork, investigate your claim, and negotiate with insurance companies. You can call us at (844) 204-6765 or complete a free initial consultation form.

Crash alert: Motorcyclist seriously hurt in Nashville accident

by Ponce Law | August 19th, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – A motorcyclist was hospitalized after being seriously injured in a collision with a vehicle in Nashville, according to WKRN.

Police responded to the the area of Conference Drive and Gallatin Pike, where the motorcycle crashed into a sedan at about 10 p.m. Saturday night.

The motorcyclist was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center.  The rider’s identity was not released. Metro Police are investigating the accident.

Dangerous roadways and irresponsible motorists leaves motorcyclists facing the threat of serious accidents every single time they ride. And when motorcyclists get injured, they can suffer from negative stereotypes or blame. Don’t let your rights go unprotected after a motorcycle accident. Our Nashville motorcycle accident lawyers are 100 percent committed to obtaining the best possible results for our clients. Call us at (844) 204-6765 or reach out to us online. We’re available 24/7 to take your call.

Crash alert: Police respond to scene of motorcycle crash in Lebanon

by Ponce Law | August 13th, 2020

LEBANON, TN – Police in Lebanon are investigating a suspected case of road rage after responding to the scene of a motorcycle crash.

WKRN reported the incident happened Wednesday morning at 11:45 a.m. on South Hartmann Drive. When officers arrived, a motorcycle rider told them a two-door Hyundai had bumped his rear tire.

When the motorcyclist tried to catch up to the car to get the person’s driver’s license information he said the Hyundai driver hit the brakes, “causing the motorcyclist to lay the bike down and wreck”, police said in a Facebook post.

Police said the vehicle, which may have had a Macon County registration, left the scene. The case is being investigated as a hostile road rage incident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Lebanon Police Department.

At Ponce Law, we know the dangers motorcyclists face, and we’re here to ensure your voice is heard. Our experienced Nashville motorcycle accident lawyers are 100 percent committed to obtaining the best possible results for our clients. We know how accidents happen, and we’re here to hold careless drivers accountable for their negligence. Call us at (844) 204-6765 or reach out to us online. We’re available 24/7 to take your call.

Crash alert: Driver charged in death of motorcyclist

by Ponce Law | August 5th, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – A truck driver is facing charges in connection with a crash that killed a motorcyclist on Briley Parkway last month, according to a report by WSMV.

This is an update to a previous story.

Police said 63-year-old David Hayden of Calhoun, Kentucky, was arrested Tuesday on a warrant charging him with vehicular homicide by recklessness.

According to investigators, Hayden was driving a tractor-trailer north on Briley Parkway July 10 when he missed an exit to Interstate 24 and stopped on the roadway. 35-year-old Roderick Left of Madison was riding a Suzuki motorcycle and crashed into the back of Hayden’s truck. Left was pronounced dead at a hospital.

At Ponce Law, we know the dangers motorcycle riders face, and we’re here to ensure your voice is heard. Don’t let your rights go unprotected after a motorcycle accident. Our experienced Nashville motorcycle accident lawyers are 100 percent committed to obtaining the best possible results for our clients and helping them get the justice and fair compensation they deserve. Call us at (844) 204-6765 or reach out to us online. We’re available 24/7 to take your call.

Crash alert: Fatal motorcycle accident on Old Hickory Boulevard

by Ponce Law | August 3rd, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – Metro Police are investigating a fatal motorcycle accident that took place in Nashville Friday night, WKRN reported.

The victim was identified as 37-year-old Darrell Clark of Pegram, Tennessee. The crash occurred at 8:30 p.m. on Old Hickory Boulevard. Investigators determined that Clark was operating a Harley Davidson motorcycle and crashed into the side of a Honda minivan as it was turning onto the entrance ramp from Old Hickory Boulevard to Interstate 40 East. Clark was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Police believe Clark was speeding at the time of the incident and said that the driver of the Honda, 63-year-old Robert Rucker of Nashville, failed to yield the right of way. Rucker sustained minor injuries.

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.

Crash alert: Motorcycle accident injures woman in Cumberland County

by Ponce Law | July 28th, 2020

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, TN – An accident in Catoosa Wildlife Management Area Sunday left a motorcycle passenger injured, according to 1057 News.

A man told police he was riding the motorcycle on an ATV trail off of Brock Lane when it lost traction as he was trying to negotiate a mud hole. A woman who was riding as his passenger suffered a foot injury in the incident.

The woman, 54-year-old Eva Todd of Knoxville, was loaded onto a backboard by Cumberland County first responders. She was taken to an ambulance for treatment.

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 motorcycle 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.