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Collision reported in Central Nashville

by Ponce Law | June 19th, 2020

NASHVILLE, T.N. – A car collision was reported in Central Nashville on Friday afternoon by the Metro Nashville Police Department.

The accident occurred at the intersection of Sixth Avenue North and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard at 4:09 p.m. The cause of the accident is not yet known, nor is if anyone was injured. The department does report that property was damaged as a result of the crash.

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 car 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.

Metro Nashville Police Department reports car wreck in Madison

by Ponce Law | June 19th, 2020

MADISON, T.N – The Metro Nashville Police Department has reported a car wreck in Madison on the afternoon of Friday, June 19 via the department’s official website.

MNPD reports that the wreck took place at East Old Hickory Road and Delaware Avenue at 3:53 p.m. At least one person was injured in the accident, but the extent of their injuries is not known at this 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 car 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.

One killed in car accident in Bellevue

by Ponce Law | June 19th, 2020

NASHVILLE, T.N. – One person was killed in a car wreck in Bellevue on Friday morning, WKRN reports.

Authorities say 20-year-old Anna Miller was traveling south on Temple Road when she stopped her car at a flashing red light. While she drove into the road’s intersection at Highway 100, her 2004 Honda Accord was hit by a 24-year-old man in a 2003 Mercedes sedan.

The woman was rushed to Vanderbilt Medical Center where she died of her injuries. The man driving the sedan was not injured but a passenger in the car was treated for minor injuries.

The driver of the other vehicle did not appear to be impaired. Police believe his failure to yield the right of way contributed to the accident.

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 car 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.

Car accident with injuries reported in central Nashville

by Ponce Law | June 18th, 2020

NASHVILLE, T.N. – A car wreck with injuries was reported in central Nashville on the evening of Thursday, June 18, according to the Nashville Police Department website.

The accident is listed at 3rd Avenue North and Deaderick Street and was reported at 7:03 p.m. The cause of the accident is not yet known, nor is the extent of any injuries sustained.

Our team is actively monitoring the situation and will report back with any updates.

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 car 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.

UPDATE: Suspect, victim identified in hit-and-run accident in West Nashville

by Ponce Law | June 18th, 2020

NASHVILLE, T.N. – The suspect and victim in a hit-and-run accident in West Nashville reported on June 8 have been identified, per a press release from the Nashville Police Department.

According to the memo, 57-year-old Percy Williams was riding a bicycle near Charlotte Avenue and 31st Avenue North when he was hit by a 2004 Pontiac Gram Am driven by Vincent Shinault. After the accident, Shinault put the victim in his car and drove him to a nearby alley. He then dumped his body there and left the scene. Williams was seriously injured — a bystander noticed his body and called 911.

Shinault was eventually arrested for aggravated kidnapping and vehicular assault.

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 car 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.

Police officer killed in head-on collision in Brentwood

by Ponce Law | June 18th, 2020

BRENTWOOD, T.N. – WSMV reports that a police officer was killed in a head-on collision in Brentwood on Thursday morning.

3o-year-old Destin Legieza was driving back to the precinct for a shift change when he hit by a driver head-on while traveling on Franklin Road. The crash occurred around 5 a.m.

Legieza was rushed to Vanderbilt Medical Center where he was declared dead. The woman in the other vehicle was not seriously injured.

An investigation into the crash remains open.

Were you hurt, or did you lose a loved one in a rear-end collision in Nashville? Contact a skilled Nashville car accident lawyer from Ponce Law right away for help. We’ll be ready to help you hold the negligent party accountable, and we’ll seek the maximum compensation possible for you and your loved ones. We can be reached by phone at (844) 204-6765 or by filling out a contact form.

One killed in single-vehicle accident in Smyrna

by Ponce Law | June 17th, 2020

SMYRNA, T.N. – One person was killed in a tragic single-vehicle accident in Smyrna on Saturday, according to Rutherford Source.

Forrest Weatherford was reportedly driving his truck near the 500 block of Nissan Drive when he lost control of his vehicle and drove off the side of the road. His truck overturned and he was ejected from the cab.

Weatherford was killed upon impact, while a passenger in the car was treated for minor injuries.

The Tennessee truck accident attorneys of Ponce Law publish these news stories to help keep those in our community safe. We represent those who’ve been hurt or who’ve lost loved ones due to the reckless, careless, or otherwise negligent actions of others. We hope you find these news stories to be informative and helpful, and if you’ve been hurt, we’ll be ready to help. Call us 24/7 at (844) 648-1678 or reach out to us online to schedule your free case evaluation with a member of our team today.1

UPDATE: Two drivers killed in collision on I-40 identified

by Ponce Law | June 17th, 2020

NASHVILLE, T.N. – The two drivers killed in the three-vehicle collision on I-40 last Thursday have been identified, according to WGNS News Radio.

Authorities say 22-year-old Megan Osborne was driving her 2012 Toyota Corolla on I-40 when she lost control of her vehicle and crossed over the road’s median. She then struck a Jeep Patriot driven by 29-year-old Jared Walker. Osborne also crashed into a Kia Forte driven by Tracy Polk Jr.

Osborne and Walker were killed upon impact. Polk suffered minor injuries.

Were you hurt, or did you lose a loved one in a rear-end collision in Nashville? Contact a skilled Nashville car accident lawyer from Ponce Law right away for help. We’ll be ready to help you hold the negligent party accountable, and we’ll seek the maximum compensation possible for you and your loved ones. We can be reached by phone at (844) 204-6765 or by filling out a contact form.

Woman killed after being hit by dump truck

by Ponce Law | June 17th, 2020

NASHVILLE, T.N. – A woman was killed after being hit by a dump truck in the West End on Tuesday afternoon, WKRN reports.

31-year-old Ruonan Yao was crossing West End Avenue in a crosswalk when she was hit by a truck turning left onto 31st Avenue South. Yao was a graduate student at Vanderbilt University. She was rushed to Vanderbilt University Medical Center and later died of her injuries.

The District Attorney’s Office is still determining whether or not charges will be filed.

The Tennessee truck accident attorneys of Ponce Law publish these news stories to help keep those in our community safe. We represent those who’ve been hurt or who’ve lost loved ones due to the reckless, careless, or otherwise negligent actions of others. We hope you find these news stories to be informative and helpful, and if you’ve been hurt, we’ll be ready to help. Call us 24/7 at (844) 648-1678 or reach out to us online to schedule your free case evaluation with a member of our team today.1

Man killed in motorcycle accident in downtown Nashville

by Ponce Law | June 16th, 2020

NASHVILLE, T.N. – A motorcyclist was killed in a collision in downtown Nashville on Sunday morning, News Channel 5 reports.

28-year-old Phillip Steverson ran into a Nissan Sentra stopped at a red light at the intersection of Demonbreun and 8th Avenue South around 3:15 in the morning. He was thrown off his motorcycle and later declared dead at Vanderbilt Medical Center.

The driver of the Sentra was not injured.

The Tennessee motorcycle accident lawyers of Ponce Law publish these news stories to help keep those in our community safe. We represent those who’ve been hurt or who’ve lost loved ones due to the reckless, careless, or otherwise negligent actions of others. We hope you find these news stories to be informative and helpful, and if you’ve been hurt, we’ll be ready to help. Call us 24/7 at (844) 648-1678 or reach out to us online to schedule your free case evaluation with a member of our team today.