Tennessee Auto Accident Attorney

Crash alert: Woman arrested following crash of stolen car in Cumberland County

by Ponce Law | November 25th, 2020

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, TN – A woman driving a stolen car crashed on a road in Cumberland County this week and was arrested, 1057 News reports.

According to the police report, the incident happened as 36-year-old Racheal G. Hill was driving a Subaru on the 400 block of Rector Road. She was attempting to negotiate a turn when she hit a utility pole.

Authorities said a check revealed that the car had been stolen, and the owner then reclaimed possession of the vehicle.  Hill, a Crossville resident, was arrested on charges of theft of property and driving on a suspended license.

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Crash alert: Police identify woman killed in wrong-way crash on I-640

by Ponce Law | November 25th, 2020

KNOXVILLE, TN – Police have identified a woman killed in a wrong-way accident last weekend in Knoxville.

According to WATE, the victim was 52-year-old Deborah Hinkin. The crash happened Saturday on Interstate 640 West near Buffat Mill Road.

Police said Hinkin entered I-640 driving east in the westbound lanes and hit a vehicle, which then hit another vehicle.

Hinkin, a Knoxville resident, was pronounced dead at an area hospital.  Investigators are trying to determine why she was driving in the wrong direction.

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 car accident, it is important to have a legal advocate on your side right away. The Nashville car accident lawyers at Ponce Law stand ready to help you get the money you’re owed following a crash, so call today. To learn more about our services, call us at (844) 204-6765 or contact us online.

Crash alert: Head-on collision in Robertson County leaves 1 dead, 3 injured

by Ponce Law | November 25th, 2020

ROBERTSON COUNTY, TN – A crash in Robertson County Tuesday night left one person dead and three others injured, according to the Smokey Barn News.

Authorities say two SUVs collided head-on in the area of Tom Austin Highway and Cave Springs Road at about 8 p.m. One man was killed in the crash.  Another man was hospitalized with injuries that were not critical. Two male juveniles were also taken to the hospital. One of them was seriously injured, while the other sustained non-critical injuries.

The area around the crash scene was shut down, and drivers were advised to expect delays while emergency crews responded.

No details were immediately released on the cause of the accident.

In the aftermath of a serious car accident, our experienced and compassionate Nashville car accident attorneys at Ponce Law can help you navigate the legal system. We are committed to helping those who have been affected by an accident obtain the financial compensation they deserve. Let us fight for you during this difficult time.  To learn more about how we can help, contact our legal staff by calling us at (844) 204-6765 or reach out to us online.

Crash alert: Driver injured when car crashes into trees off I-40 east

by Ponce Law | November 24th, 2020

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, TN – A driver was hospitalized after a car accident on Interstate 40 late Monday afternoon.

According to 1057 News, 55-year-old Stephen Brown was driving a Chevrolet Corvette at a high rate of speed on I-40 east at mile marker 314 when he lost control of the vehicle.  The Tennessee Highway Patrol said the car went down an embankment and crashed into several trees.

Brown, of Cookeville, was transported to University of Tennessee Medical Center for treatment. No details were released on the extent of his injuries.  He was not restrained at the time of the crash.

Charges are pending in the case, state troopers said.

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Crash alert: 2 dead after crash, shooting on I-24 in Nashville

by Ponce Law | November 24th, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – Police said two people died following an incident that involved a crash and a shooting in Nashville early Tuesday morning, the Tennessean reported.

Officials said a Ford F-150 pickup truck collided with the side of a tractor-trailer on Interstate 24 near Shelby Avenue at about 3:15 a.m. The shooting took place inside the pickup, which was reported stolen last week from outside a home on Cain Harbor Drive in South Nashville.

The driver and a passenger in the pickup died, while two other passengers, ages 16 and 14, were injured and taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center.  Investigators are trying to determine what led to the gunfire.

The incident shut down eastbound lanes on I-24 in downtown Nashville for several hours while authorities responded to the scene, slowing traffic at the Shelby Avenue exit.  The lanes reopened shortly after 7:30 a.m.

When you are injured in a car accident through no fault of your own, turn to Ponce Law for the help you will need in navigating the legal system. Our Nashville car accident attorneys will do everything we can to help you pursue compensation for medical bills and lost wages. We’re here to 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 killed, 2 passengers injured in Perry County car accident

by Ponce Law | November 24th, 2020

PERRY COUNTY, TN – A car accident in Perry County Sunday night left one person dead and two others injured, WKRN reported.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol said a man was driving west on Hurricane Creek Road southeast of Linden when he was unable to negotiate a curve at about 6 p.m.

When the driver overcorrected, the vehicle overturned and the driver was killed.  He was identified as 24-year-old William Hickerson of Hohenwald.  Two passengers, a 24-year-old and a juvenile, were injured in the crash. No details were released on the extent of their injuries.

The THP is trying to determine what caused the accident.

When you have been injured or lost a loved one in a car crash and need a legal advocate on your side, turn to the legal team at Ponce Law. Our Nashville car accident attorneys help Tennessee car accident victims every day, and we want to put our knowledge to work for you to help obtain the compensation you deserve. To learn more about our services, call us today at (844) 204-6765 or contact us online.

Crash alert: Driver killed when pickup rear-ends semi on I-24 west

by Ponce Law | November 20th, 2020

COOPERTOWN, TN – A driver was killed when his pickup truck crashed into a tractor-trailer on a highway in Robertson County Thursday.

According to the Smokey Barn News, the victim was 35-year-old Christopher Mark Akins of Gallatin. The Tennessee Highway Patrol said Akins was driving a GMC Sierra west on I-24 near mile marker 19 near Coopertown when he rear-ended a tractor-trailer that was stopped in traffic.

Investigators believe Akins switched lanes prior to the crash to try and avoid the semi.

The THP was on the scene of the wreck along with Robertson County EMS and Pleasant View firefighters.

If you have been suffered an injury or lost a loved one in a car accident and need a legal advocate on your side, turn to the trusted Nashville car accident attorneys at Ponce Law. We have more than 20 years of experience helping injured victims get the compensation they’re owed, and we’ll do everything we can to get the money you deserve following an accident. We’re here to 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: Rollover accident with injuries shuts down lanes on I-440

by Ponce Law | November 20th, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – A portion of Interstate 440 was closed to traffic Friday morning due to an accident, WSMV reported.

Injuries were reported in the rollover crash that happened on I-440 West at West End Avenue shortly after 5 a.m.  No details were immediately released on the injuries or the number of vehicles involved.

Only one lane was getting by on I-440 West after the crash before the scene was cleared by the Tennessee Department of Transportation sometime after 6:30 a.m.

If you have been injured in a car accident through no fault of your own, it’s likely that the compensation offered by insurance companies simply isn’t enough to get you and your loved ones back on your feet. The trusted Nashville car accident lawyers at Ponce Law can help you pursue money for your injury-related expenses, including lost wages, medical bills, and pain and suffering. See how we can help by calling us at (844) 204-6765 or complete a free initial consultation form. We’re available to help you 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Crash alert: Fatal crash reported on I-24 West near Pleasant View

by Ponce Law | November 19th, 2020

CHEATHAM COUNTY, TN – State troopers were on the scene of a fatal crash in Cheatham County Thursday morning, News Channel 5 reports.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol said a tractor-trailer and a passenger vehicle were involved in the accident on Interstate 24 near Maxey Road at about 8:15 a.m. No details were released on the fatality.

The wreck shut down the right lane of I-24 near Pleasant View before it reopened later in the morning.

Drivers were advised to exit I-24 in Pleasant View and use Highway 41A or Ashland City Highway to get around the crash scene.

At Ponce Law, we understand the devastating consequences that can result from a car accident, and stand ready to provide the legal representation you will need during this difficult time. Let our experienced Nashville car accident attorneys fight for you to obtain maximum financial compensation in the aftermath of an accident. Call us 24/7 at (844) 204-6765 or fill out a free initial consultation form to get started.

Crash alert: Both drivers cited after crash at Crossville intersection

by Ponce Law | November 19th, 2020

CROSSVILLE, TN – Two drivers were issued citations after their vehicles were involved in an accident at an intersection in Crossville, 1057 News reports.

The incident happened Tuesday in the area of Webb Avenue and Braun Street. Authorities say a Mazda driven by Lillyan Syruclias failed to yield and struck the rear of a vehicle driven by Victor Arita that was at a stop sign.

Syruclias was hospitalized with injuries that were not regarded as life-threatening. Arita was not injured.

Troopers said both drivers involved were cited for driving without a license and driving with no insurance.

When you are injured in a car accident due to someone else’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation for your injury-related expenses.  At Ponce Law, our Nashville car accident lawyers are committed to helping you build a strong claim.  We will put our legal expertise to work for you, to pursue money for your medical bills and any lost wages resulting from the accident.  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.