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Man killed in accident on Old Hickory Blvd after losing control of motorcycle

by Ponce Law | December 14th, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – A man was killed in an accident on Old Hickory Boulevard last Thursday after losing control of his motorcycle, reports WKRN.

Authorities said the crash occurred Thursday night around 8 p.m., when a motorcyclist driving eastbound on Old Hickory Boulevard at a high speed lost control. The motorcyclist then crashed after going off the right side of the roadway.

Police identified the motorcycle driver as 58-year-old Michael Styers, a resident of Nashville. Styers was wearing a helmet when the accident occurred but was declared deceased at the scene. 

This is a developing story. If more details regarding the crash are made public, we will update this blog.

 

Motorcycle riders face the threat of serious accidents every single time they ride. At Ponce Law, our Nashville motorcycle accident attorneys know how serious motorcycle crash injuries can be. Riders who are hurt in accidents often suffer injuries that put them out of work for long periods of time, which can make it difficult to stay on top of living expenses, let alone big medical bills.  Our legal team can help you get the full amount of compensation you deserve. We’re available 24/7 to take your call at (844) 204-6765 or reach out to us online.

Crash alert: Rider injured when motorcycle goes out of control in Cumberland County

by Ponce Law | November 9th, 2020

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, TN – A man was hospitalized after his motorcycle went out of control and crashed in Cumberland County Friday night, according to 1057 News.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol responded to the scene on Bear Creek Road shortly after 7 p.m. State troopers said 46-year-old Michael Hammons was driving a Harley Davidson motorcycle when he failed to negotiate a curve, slid down the roadway, and struck a fence and a pole.

Hammons, of Crossville, was transported to Cumberland Medical Center.  No information was immediately released on the extent of his injuries.

Authorities say charges may be pending in the case.

Motorcycles are popular on the roadways of Tennessee, 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 who have been injured in motorcycle crashes. 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: Motorcyclist rescued after being trapped under vehicle in Murfreesboro

by Ponce Law | November 9th, 2020

MURFREESBORO, TN – A motorcyclist was rescued after being trapped under a vehicle following a crash in Murfreesboro.

The Rutherford Source reported the motorcycle rider was involved in a crash with a sport utility vehicle on Mall Circle Drive next to Home Depot at about 5 p.m. Saturday.

Authorities say several civilians rendered their assistance by using car jacks from their vehicles to lift the SUV off of the motorcyclist.  Murfreesboro fire crews and a store employee also helped by stabilizing the SUV.

The motorcycle rider was taken to the hospital along with three people who were inside the other vehicle. No details were released on their conditions.

Murfreesboro Police are investigating the crash.

If you have been injured or lost a loved one due to a motorcycle accident in Tennessee, you could be entitled to significant reimbursement for end-of-life medical bills, loss of income, funeral costs, and other mounting expenses. The Nashville motorcycle accident attorneys with Ponce Law have years of experience helping the victims of motorcycle accidents and their families secure compensation following a tragic loss. Call us today at (844) 204-6765 to schedule a free consultation regarding your claim.

Crash alert: 2 motorcyclists injured in accident on Highway 70

by Ponce Law | November 6th, 2020

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, TN – Two motorcycle riders were injured in a multi-vehicle crash in Cumberland County. According to 1057 News, the incident happened Thursday on Highway 70 North.

Tennessee state troopers said 26-year-old Richard T. Hodgin was operating a Honda motorcycle when he tried to pass a Kawasaki motorcycle and another vehicle.  When Hodgin re-entered his lane, he struck the Kawasaki, driven by 46-year-old Greg Horn. Horn went into a ditch, while Hodgin then struck the other vehicle, went off the road and crashed into a tree. Hodgin and Horn, both of Crossville, were hospitalized but no details were released on the extent of the injuries.  The other driver involved was not injured.

Troopers say charges are pending in the case.

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: Motorcyclist dies when tire comes off truck in Clarksville

by Ponce Law | November 2nd, 2020

CLARKSVILLE, TN – A motorcyclist was killed and his passenger was injured in an accident in Clarksville Saturday afternoon.

WSMV reports the Harley Davidson motorcycle was hit by a loose tire from a Dodge Ram 1500 pickup truck. Police said the truck was on Warfield Boulevard heading towards Rossview Road when one of its tires came off, went into oncoming lanes of traffic and hit the motorcycle.

The operator of the motorcycle, a 32-year-old man, died from injuries sustained in the accident.  His female passenger was hospitalized but no details were released on her condition.

Clarksville Police are investigating the incident.

The lack of protection from motorcycles means riders face the threat of serious accidents every time they ride. But if such an accident occurs, your legal rights should not go unprotected. 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: Man killed after losing control of motorcycle in Knoxville

by Ponce Law | October 20th, 2020

KNOXVILLE, TN – Authorities say a man was killed when his motorcycle crashed in Knoxville early Friday morning, WATE reports.

The accident occurred in the area of Blackstock Avenue and Hannah Avenue at about 12:15 a.m.  Investigators determined that the motorcycle rider was going at a high rate of speed on Blackstock Avenue when he lost control and rode off the roadway.

The motorcycle ended up in a parking lot and the motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity was not immediately released.

Motorcycle riders face the threat of serious accidents every single time they ride. At Ponce Law, our Nashville motorcycle accident attorneys know how serious motorcycle crash injuries can be. Riders who are hurt in accidents often suffer injuries that put them out of work for long periods of time, which can make it difficult to stay on top of living expenses, let alone big medical bills.  Our legal team can help you get the full amount of compensation you deserve. We’re available 24/7 to take your call at (844) 204-6765 or reach out to us online.

Crash alert: Motorcyclist killed in accident on I-24 in Marion County

by Ponce Law | October 14th, 2020

MARION COUNTY, TN – A motorcycle rider died after being involved in a crash on Interstate 24 last Friday night. According to WTVC, the victim was identified as 45-year-old Andrew M. Gill of Saint Augustine, Florida.

The accident happened on I-24 west near mile marker 165 in Marion County shortly before midnight. Investigators with the Tennessee Highway Patrol said Gill was trying to avoid another vehicle that was changing lanes when he hit a cable barrier on a median.

Gill was thrown from the motorcycle and landed on a shoulder of the highway. He was pronounced dead at the scene from his injuries.

In the aftermath of a motorcycle accident, make sure your legal rights are protected. Our Nashville motorcycle accident lawyers have the experience to push back on the big insurance companies to help you get the full amount of compensation you deserve for your medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering.  You can call us at (844) 204-6765 or complete a free initial consultation form to get started with our legal team.

Crash alert: Motorcycle crash on Lebanon Pike in Donelson leaves 1 injured

by Ponce Law | October 9th, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – Metro Nashville police were on the scene of a motorcycle accident that left at least one person injured early Friday morning.

According to Fox 17 Nashville, the incident happened on Lebanon Pike at Donelson Hills Drive in the Donelson neighborhood at around 5:15 a.m.

The motorcyclist was reported to be critically injured and was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center.  No information has been released yet on the circumstances that led to the crash.

The road was shut down as authorities investigated 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: Motorcycle collides with SUV on street in Crossville

by Ponce Law | October 6th, 2020

CROSSVILLE, TN – According to 1057 News, a motorcyclist was sent to the hospital after a collision with an SUV at a hazardous curve in Crossville last week.

The accident happened Thursday night in the area of Northside Drive and South Drive, site of the curve that reportedly has been the scene of a number of accidents recently.

Crossville police said 52-year-old Hollie Brenton Hairston was riding a Honda motorcycle when the vehicle slid after hitting some gravel in the road. The motorcycle then collided with a Jeep Liberty and Hairston landed in a grassy area. The motorcyclist was treated for minor injuries at Cumberland Medical Center.

Police said the SUV driver, 36-year-old Mauro Caselli of Crossville, stopped before the vehicle was hit by the motorcycle.

The open road and great fuel economy are just two reasons why motorcycles are so popular. But the lack of protection they provide leaves riders facing the threat of serious accidents each time they ride. At Ponce Law, our Nashville motorcycle accident lawyers know the dangers motorcyclists face, and we’re here to protect their rights after an accident. Call us 24/7 at (844) 204-6765 or fill out a free initial consultation form to get started.

Multiple fatalities reported after Knoxville motorcycle accident

by Ponce Law | October 2nd, 2020

KNOXVILLE, TN – Two people are dead after being involved in a motorcycle collision on U.S. Highway 25 Thursday afternoon.

According to WVLT, the crash occurred when 29-year-old motorcyclist Zachary Johnson pulled out in front of a vehicle that was turning onto East Wolf Valley Road.

Both Johnson and his passenger, 31-year-old Stephanie Whitaker, were ejected from the motorcycle. Paramedics pronounced them dead at the scene of the crash.

No other injuries were reported as an immediate result of the crash.

Have you lost a loved one due to a motorcycle accident in Tennessee? If so, you could be entitled to significant reimbursement for end-of-life medical bills, loss of income, funeral costs, and other mounting expenses. The Tennessee motorcycle accident attorneys with Ponce Law have years of experience helping the victims of motorcycle accidents and their families secure compensation following a tragic loss. Call us today at (844) 204-6765 to schedule a free consultation regarding your unique claim.