Nashville Truck Accident Lawyers

Crash alert: Traffic diverted after deadly tractor-trailer fire on I-65

by Ponce Law | September 18th, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – Emergency responders were on the scene of a fatal tractor-trailer fire that caused traffic delays in Nashville Thursday, according to WKRN.

The incident happened north of downtown Nashville on Interstate 65 southbound at mile marker 85, near the split for I-24.

The driver of the tractor-trailer was reportedly ejected and the vehicle’s cab was engulfed by the flames. No further details regarding the fatality have been released yet.

Drivers in the area were advised to expect delays, with I-65 south not expected to reopen until 8 p.m. The Tennessee Department of Transportation says traffic was being diverted onto alternate routes.

If you or a loved one were hurt in a truck accident, we can help you get the compensation you deserve to cover 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: Driver dies after tractor-trailer jackknifes on I-65

by Ponce Law | September 15th, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – A truck driver died after his tractor-trailer jackknifed on a highway in Nashville on Sunday evening.

According to WKRN, the incident happened at about 5:38 p.m. on Interstate 65 southbound near Wedgewood Avenue. Authorities said the driver had a medical emergency and lost control of the truck, which ended up crashing into a ditch.

The driver died later at an area hospital. His identity was not released.

Authorities said there was no fuel or hazardous material leaks from the truck stemming from the crash.

Southbound lanes of I-65 were closed following the incident, along with the eastbound ramp at the I-40 split at Exit 210.

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 hurt in a truck accident, we can help you get the compensation you deserve for your medical bills and lost wages. Call us at (844) 204-6765 or reach out to us online. We’re available 24/7 to take your call.

Crash alert: Overturned tractor-trailer disrupts traffic on I-40 in Nashville

by Ponce Law | September 8th, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – An accident involving a tractor-trailer disrupted traffic for drivers in Davidson County as the Labor Day weekend was drawing to a close.

According to News Channel 5, the vehicle overturned just before 6 p.m. Monday in the westbound lanes of Interstate 40 at Exit 208 near Jefferson Street, just outside of downtown Nashville.

The Tennessee Department of Transportation said all westbound lanes of I-40 were blocked while emergency crews worked to clear the scene.  It took until 10 p.m. for the roadway to be reopened.

Unsafe trucks and untrained drivers can lead to accidents on Tennessee’s highways. 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. Call us at (844) 204-6765 or reach out to us online. We’re available 24/7 to take your call.

Crash alert: Driver of semi-truck slams into Bellevue home

by Ponce Law | August 20th, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – The driver of a semi-truck lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a home in Nashville Wednesday afternoon, according to WKRN.

The accident happened on Hansrote Court in the city’s Bellevue neighborhood. Neighbors said the truck ran over a mailbox and ended up on the side of the house. No one inside the home was injured.

The driver, a man in his 50’s, was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center. No details were released on his condition.

Investigators believe he suffered some sort of medical emergency that caused the crash.

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: Traffic delays on I-24 after tractor-trailer overturns

by Ponce Law | August 14th, 2020

PLEASANT VIEW, TN – Traffic was tied up for drivers in part of Robertson County Thursday evening after a tractor-trailer overturned on a highway.

The Tennessean reported the accident happened on Interstate 24 west near Pleasant View, between mile markers 23 and 24. Traffic going eastbound on I-24 was affected with delays through the area. There was no immediate word on any injuries resulting from the incident.

It was expected to take several hours to clear the scene, with the Tennessee Department of Transportation estimating that the roadway would not reopen until at least 9:45 p.m.

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 hurt in a truck accident, we can help you get the compensation you deserve for your medical bills and lost wages. No matter where you live in Middle Tennessee, Ponce Law has the experience and resources to help protect your rights.  Call us at (844) 204-6765 or reach out to us online. We’re available 24/7 to take your call.

Crash alert: 2 accidents slow traffic in Davidson County

by Ponce Law | August 12th, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – Tennessee 511 alerted drivers to two accidents slowing down traffic in Davidson County on Wednesday afternoon.

A crash involving multiple vehicles was reported at 1:21 p.m. on Interstate 65 northbound at Interstate 40 eastbound. The right lane of the highway was blocked, affecting northbound traffic. Authorities estimated the scene would be cleared by 1:21 p.m.

Later, a jackknifed tractor-trailer was reported at 1:50 p.m. on Interstate 40 eastbound at mile marker 200. Eastbound traffic was affected with the right lane blocked. The scene of that incident was expected to be cleared by 2:59 p.m.

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 hurt in a truck accident, we can help you get the compensation you deserve for your medical bills and lost wages. Call us at (844) 204-6765 or fill out a free initial consultation form. We want to protect your rights.

Crash alert: Driver hurt in collision with box truck in Nashville

by Ponce Law | August 6th, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – A driver was injured in a collision with a box truck in Nashville Monday morning, according to Fox 17 News.

The accident occurred at 2150 Brick Church Pike just past Avondale Circle. A preliminary investigation indicated a Nissan Altima crossed over a center lane and sideswiped a Cintas truck, police said.

The Nissan driver was initially trapped inside the vehicle following the accident. The person was then hospitalized with injuries that were described as life-threatening.

No details were released on whether the truck driver was injured.

When you’ve been injured in a truck accident, you can call any lawyer. But when you call Ponce Law, 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. Our experienced Nashville truck accident lawyers will help you get the compensation you need for your medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. Call us at (844) 204-6765 or reach out to us online. We’re available 24/7 to take your call.

Crash alert: Overturned tractor-trailer on I-440 East

by Ponce Law | August 5th, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – Authorities were on the scene of a tractor-trailer accident that tied up traffic in Davidson County on Tuesday night.

Fox 17 Nashville reported the truck overturned just before 8 p.m. on I-440 East near the Murphy Road exit in the West End area. Police said the crash resulted in injuries but no details were immediately released on the severity of the injuries or how many people were hurt.

The Tennessee Department of Transportation said the roadway was closed, affecting eastbound traffic, but officials estimated the scene would be cleared by about 10 p.m.

When you’ve been injured in a truck accident, you can call any lawyer. But when you call Ponce Law, you’ll get a law firm that will take the time to get to know you and your family. Our Nashville truck accident lawyers know how to handle truck accident claims. Let us help you get the compensation you need for your medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. 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: Overturned tractor-trailer shuts down I-24 east

by Ponce Law | July 31st, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – A stretch of Interstate 24 in Nashville was closed for hours Thursday morning after an accident involving a tractor-trailer, WSMV reported.

The vehicle overturned shortly before 7:30 a.m. on I-24 eastbound at Exit 50 B. Officials said the tractor-trailer was hauling a forklift when it flipped over.

Traffic was impacted for both eastbound and westbound drivers with right lanes and an off-ramp blocked. It took until noon for the highway to be reopened.

A portion of road damaged by the incident was repaired by maintenance crews.

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 truck 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: Crossville man hurt when pickup goes off road

by Ponce Law | July 20th, 2020

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, TN – Police have released details of an accident that injured a Crossville man recently. According to 1057 News, the incident happened on Genesis Road near Hyder Loop in Cumberland County.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol said 43-year-old Andrew Pellett was driving a Ford F-350 when it drifted off the roadway.  The pickup then crossed a ditch and went into a tree, the report said.

Pellett was hurt in the crash, but no details were released on the severity of the injuries. Troopers said he was not restrained at the time.


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 truck 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.