Nashville Truck Accident Lawyer

Crash alert: Truck driver charged after multi-vehicle accident in I-40

by Ponce Law | November 18th, 2020

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, TN – A tractor-trailer driver has been charged in connection with an accident on Interstate 40 that left one person injured.

1057 News reports the incident happened Wednesday on I-40 at the 322 mile marker in Cumberland County. According to state troopers, three vehicles were waiting to turn on the exit ramp of Peavine Road when a tractor-trailer came off the interstate and caused a chain reaction crash with the other vehicles.

One person, identified as  Gregory Piggs of Cypress Inn, Tennessee, was injured in the accident. The driver of the tractor-trailer, 37-year-old Alen Rogers of Crossville, was charged with reckless driving.

You may have legal rights to compensation for your expenses if you’ve been injured or lost a loved one in an accident involving a truck. At Ponce Law, we can help you pursue money for your medical bills, lost wages and other costs resulting from the accident. Contact our Nashville truck accident lawyers so that we can help you build a strong claim. We’re available to take your call 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call us at (844) 204-6765 or reach out to us online.

Crash alert: Pedestrian struck and killed by truck in Hermitage

by Ponce Law | November 13th, 2020

HERMITAGE, TN – A pedestrian trying to cross a road in Hermitage Wednesday night was fatally struck by a truck, according to Fox 17 Nashville.

The incident happened in the 5000 block of Old Hickory Boulevard near Lebanon Pike at about 6 p.m. The victim, identified as 39-year-old Benjamin Wade of Mt. Juliet, was hit by a tanker truck and died at the scene.

The driver of the truck, a Murfreesboro man, is not facing any charges. Investigators said he was driving under the speed limit at the time of the crash. Police say the area where it occurred is not illuminated by street lights.

Pedestrians are vulnerable to all kinds of vehicles on the roadways of Tennessee. If you have been injured or lost someone you love in a pedestrian accident, our experienced Nashville pedestrian accident attorneys are determined to help you get the money you’re owed for your medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. We’ll help prepare a strong claim on your behalf, and we’ll push back on the big insurance companies. Call us at (844) 204-6765 or reach out to us online. We’re available 24/7 to take your call.

Crash alert: 5 injured, 1 critically, in multi-vehicle crash on I-40 in Nashville

by Ponce Law | November 9th, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – A multi-vehicle accident on Interstate 40 in Nashville Monday morning left five people injured, according to Fox 17 Nashville.

The crash, which involved a tractor-trailer and multiple passenger vehicles, happened on I-40 west near Fesslers Lane. The Nashville Fire Department said four adults were injured in the incident, one critically. A child was also hurt but their injuries were not critical. All five people were taken to the hospital.

Traffic was affected for hours after all lanes on I-40 west were closed at Fesslers Lane shortly before 8 a.m.  The lanes reopened later in the morning. Drivers were advised to use Lebanon Pike as an alternate route.

The experienced Nashville truck accident lawyers at Ponce Law are dedicated to holding trucking companies accountable when their negligence leads to serious accidents and injuries. If you or a loved one were injured in a truck accident, we can help you get the compensation you deserve for your medical bills and lost wages. To find out if we can assist you, call us 24/7 at (844) 204-6765 or reach out to us online.

Crash alert: Victim identified in wreck on I-65 in Nashville

by Ponce Law | November 5th, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – One of the victims of a deadly crash on Interstate 65 in Nashville Friday night has been identified, according to WKRN.

This is an update to a previous story.

Authorities say the incident occurred on I-65 North near Exit 95 for Vietnam Veterans Boulevard at about 8:30 p.m. when a tractor-trailer collided with a car, and both vehicles caught fire.

Two people were pronounced dead at the scene. One of the victims was identified as Tammy Warden. Her husband Halbert was critically injured in the crash. Their family has set up a GoFundMe account on their behalf to raise money for their funeral expenses.

Traffic fatalities continue to be on the rise this year on the roads and highways of Tennessee. If you or someone you love was hurt or killed in a crash, you need a legal advocate right away. The Nashville car accident lawyers at Ponce Law are ready to help you get the money you’re owed, so call today. To learn more about how we can help, call us at (844) 204-6765 or contact us online.

Crash alert: Overturned semi shuts down stretch of Briley Parkway

by Ponce Law | November 4th, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – A truck accident shut down a stretch of Briley Parkway in Nashville Wednesday morning, the Tennessean reported.

The Tennessee Department of Transportation said a semi overturned on Briley Parkway west near Exit 18 in the area of the Brick Church Pike shortly before 10:30 a.m.

The wreck impacted westbound traffic with the roadway closed, but eastbound traffic was not affected. Officials were estimated the scene would be cleared at about 12:30 p.m.  There was no immediate word on whether anyone was injured in the accident.

If you or a loved one were hurt in a truck accident, we can help you get the compensation you deserve for your medical bills and lost wages. The experienced Nashville truck accident lawyers at Ponce Law are dedicated to holding trucking companies accountable when their negligence leads to serious accidents and injuries. 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: Nashville wreck involving truck and car leaves 2 dead

by Ponce Law | November 2nd, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – A crash in Nashville involving a commercial truck and a passenger vehicle left two people dead and another injured Friday night, according to Fox 17 Nashville.

Authorities say the incident occurred on Interstate 65 North near Exit 95 for Vietnam Veterans Boulevard at about 8:30 p.m.  A tractor-trailer collided with a car, and both vehicles caught fire.  Two people died at the scene, while another was hospitalized in critical condition.  The identities of the victims were not immediately released.

The roadway was shut down for several hours while the scene was being cleared and police investigated the crash.

You may have legal rights to compensation for your expenses if you’ve been injured or lost a loved one in an accident involving a truck. At Ponce Law, we can help you pursue money for your medical bills, lost wages and other costs resulting from the accident. Contact our Nashville truck accident lawyers so that we can help you build a strong claim. We’re available to take your call 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call us at (844) 204-6765 or reach out to us online.

Crash alert: 1 hurt when tree-trimming truck crashes in Goodlettsville

by Ponce Law | October 29th, 2020

GOODLETTSVILLE, TN – One person was injured Monday night in an accident involving a truck being used for tree-trimming.

WSMV reports the vehicle flipped onto its side in the vicinity of Interstate 65 and Rivergate Parkway in Goodlettsville at about 4:30 p.m.

No details were released on the condition of the person who was injured.

Police are investigating the accident, which caused some traffic delays in the area.

At Ponce Law, we have experience handling a variety of truck accident claims. So if you have been involved in an accident, contact our Nashville truck accident lawyers right away. We’ll investigate your claim and help you get the compensation you’re owed to cover all of your accident-related expenses. We’re here to take your call 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We can be reached at (844) 204-6765 or by completing a free initial consultation form.

Crash alert: Collision between pickup, semi snarls traffic on I-65 south

by Ponce Law | October 28th, 2020

BRENTWOOD, TN – A collision on Interstate 65 in Brentwood Wednesday morning left the roadway shut down and traffic gridlocked, News Channel 5 reports.

The crash, which involved a pickup truck and a semi hauling steel, occurred on I-65 near Exit 74 for Old Hickory Boulevard and was reported at about 9:30 a.m.

Police said no injuries were reported.  The semi lost its load and the vehicle’s cab caught fire, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

The southbound lanes of I-65 were closed following the crash and traffic delays stretching back for miles were reported, as drivers were urged to avoid the area.

One lane reopened before noon, but state officials did not expect the interstate to be fully reopened until at least 9:30 p.m.

Many factors can contribute to semi truck accidents. At Ponce Law, our Nashville truck accident lawyers can investigate to determine who was responsible for the crash. We’ll use our legal knowledge and experience to hold that party accountable for your accident-related expenses and pursue the compensation you deserve. 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: Victim of I-65 wreck identified as Nashville musician

by Ponce Law | October 28th, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – The victim of a crash on Interstate 65 Sunday night has been identified as a Nashville musician, News Channel 5 reports.

This is an update to a previous story.

Police said the man who died in the accident was 37-year-old Shawn Scruggs, a bass player who had been performing on Lower Broadway on a regular basis for the past decade.

Investigators said Scruggs was driving a Chevrolet Blazer at about 7 p.m. when he slammed into the back of a tractor-trailer that had stalled out on I-65 North near Dickerson Pike.  Scruggs was pronounced dead at the scene.

The tractor-trailer driver was not hurt in the crash.

If you were hurt or have lost a loved one in an accident that involved a truck, the experienced Nashville truck accident lawyers at Ponce Law can help you get the compensation you deserve for your unexpected expenses. When you call us, you’ll get a law firm that will take the time to get to know you and your family. You’re not just a case number to us—you’re someone who needs help.  To learn more about our services, call us at (844) 204-6765 or contact us online.

Crash alert: Tractor-trailer overturns in Nashville, shutting down I-40

by Ponce Law | October 21st, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – According to News Channel 5, a tractor-trailer accident slowed down traffic on Interstate 40 in Nashville early Wednesday morning.

The semi overturned on I-40 west near exit 208 just off Interstate 65 at about 4:45 a.m. No injuries were reported but first responders were concerned about a possible gas leak.

All westbound lanes of I-40 were closed just north of the downtown area for several hours while emergency crews worked to clear the scene and remove the truck. Drivers were advised to take I-440 as an alternate route. I-40 reopened at about 9 a.m.

It is not yet clear what caused the semi to overturn.

If you or a loved one were hurt in a truck accident, we can help you get the compensation you deserve for your medical bills and lost wages. The experienced Nashville truck accident lawyers at Ponce Law are dedicated to holding trucking companies accountable when their negligence leads to serious accidents and injuries. 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.