Nashville Motorcycle Accident Attorneys

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: 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.

The lack of protection provided by motorcycles leaves riders facing the threat of serious accidents every single day 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: Motorcycle rider injured in Crossville crash

by Ponce Law | August 3rd, 2020

CROSSVILLE, TN – A motorcyclist was injured in an accident on a Cumberland County road Sunday afternoon, according to a report by 1057 News.

The incident happened on Genesis Road near Interstate Drive in Crossville. Authorities said police and medics responding to the scene were able to free the man, who was sitting up near the spot where the motorcycle had come to rest.

The rider was said to be alert, and his injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.

Motorcycles are popular on our area roadways, but don’t always provide enough protection for riders who face serious accidents every time they ride. 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: 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.