Nashville Motorcycle Accident Lawyers

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: 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: 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: 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.

Crash alert: Driver charged in collision that killed motorcyclist

by Ponce Law | July 24th, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – A driver is facing charges in connection with an accident that claimed the life of a motorcyclist in Nashville July 17, according to The Tennessean.

Police said 33-year-old Brandon Hayes was driving a Lincoln Town Car at about 12:20 a.m. and turning from Old Hickory Boulevard onto Myatt Drive when the collision occurred. The motorcycle struck Hayes’ vehicle on the passenger side. Witnesses told police the motorcycle driver had the green light at the time of the crash.

20-year-old Matthew Taylor was pronounced dead at Skyline Medical Center. Another person on the motorcycle, Trey Faulk, was critically injured.

According to the police report, Hayes admitted to drinking before the accident. He has been charged with vehicular homicide by intoxication.

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.