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Crash alert: School bus rear-ended by pickup truck in Putnam County

by Ponce Law | November 19th, 2020

COOKEVILLE, TN – State troopers were on the scene of an accident involving a school bus in Putnam County Wednesday morning, WKRN reports.

A pickup truck rear-ended the bus after it had stopped to pick up a child. Authorities said the bus had its eight-way lighting system activated at the time it was hit.

No one was injured in the crash, but there was significant damage to the pickup.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol in Cookeville tweeted a photo of the aftermath of the incident, along with a reminder to motorists to watch out for school buses.

If you or a family member were injured in an accident involving a bus, you may be entitled to compensation for expenses that you have incurred. At Ponce Law, our Nashville bus accident lawyers know how to investigate the details of your claim and build a strong case for compensation. 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: 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.

Crash alert: Traffic tied up on I-24 following multi-vehicle wreck

by Ponce Law | November 18th, 2020

CLARKSVILLE, TN – A crash involving multiple vehicles caused delays for drivers on Interstate 24 in the Clarksville area Tuesday night, according to Clarksville Now.

The accident happened on I-24 at mile marker 14 and was reported at about 6:15 p.m. The Tennessee Department of Transportation said the wreck tied up eastbound traffic from Exit 11 to Exit 8.

By 8:15 p.m., traffic was mostly back to normal with some residual delays. There was no immediate information on whether anyone was injured in the crash.

At Ponce Law, we’re committed to providing the best possible legal representation for our clients who have been involved in car accidents. We’ll take the time to get to know you and your needs, and we’ll do everything we can to get the compensation you deserve. Let our experienced Nashville car accident attorneys fight for you if you’ve been affected by an accident. Call us 24/7 at (844) 204-6765 or fill out a free initial consultation form to get started.

Crash alert: Vehicle goes off road in Springfield rollover crash

by Ponce Law | November 18th, 2020

SPRINGFIELD, TN – A driver escaped without being seriously hurt after his vehicle was involved in a rollover accident in Springfield Saturday night, the Smokey Barn News reported.

The crash happened on Highway 41 near Worsham Springs Road and was reported at 11:44 p.m. Authorities said the driver, reportedly a man in his 30s, apparently ran off the road and hit a fire hydrant. The vehicle flipped and then caught fire. The driver was thrown from the car but was alert and talking afterwards, the Springfield Fire Department said.

No one else was injured in the incident. Springfield Police are investigating the cause of the wreck.

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, we can help you pursue money for your medical bills and any lost wages resulting from the accident. Contact our Nashville car 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: Distracted driver slams into Rutherford County patrol vehicle

by Ponce Law | November 16th, 2020

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – A La Vergne man is facing charges following a crash on Saturday blamed on distracted driving, WKRN reports.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol said a Pontiac Vibe driven by 33-year-old Charles Jackson slammed into the back of a Rutherford County patrol vehicle at mile marker 67 on Interstate 24 east. The Ford Explorer deputy vehicle was unoccupied at the time, and was responding to a previous crash.

Troopers said the patrol vehicle’s emergency lights were on and were visible for more than a mile.  Jackson told police he was on his phone when the crash occurred, and he has been charged with reckless driving.

He was treated at Stone Crest Medical Center for injuries sustained in the incident.

Distracted driving continues to be a contributing factor in many serious accidents, with more drivers using cell phones when behind the wheel. If you have been injured in an accident caused by the negligence of another driver, our compassionate Nashville car accident lawyers can handle your claim for injury-related expenses, such as medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering.  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: Woman hospitalized after rollover accident on I-75

by Ponce Law | November 13th, 2020

LOUDON COUNTY, TN – A woman was hospitalized after her vehicle was involved in a rollover crash in Loudon County late Thursday, according to 1057 News.

State troopers say 23-year-old Holly Sanchez was driving a Mercedes GLA north on Interstate 75 when she went off the roadway and struck a culvert in the median. The car rolled several times and Sanchez was injured.

Sanchez, of Knoxville, was flown by LifeStar to University of Tennessee Medical Center. No details were released on the severity of her injuries.  Authorities said she was restrained when the accident occurred.

When you have been injured in a car accident, you may be entitled to compensation for your injury-related expenses. At Ponce Law, we can help you pursue money for your medical bills and any lost wages resulting from the accident. Contact our Nashville car accident lawyers so that we can help you build a strong case. 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: Teens in stolen car crash into median on I-40 in Nashville

by Ponce Law | November 13th, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – Police say a stolen car with three teenagers inside crashed in downtown Nashville early Friday morning, according to WKRN.

Metro police said the car had been stolen from a gas station in North Nashville.  A 17-year-old who was behind the wheel lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a median on Interstate 40 west near the Broadway exit at about 4:20 a.m.

The driver was ejected from the vehicle and all three teens were hospitalized. Their injuries were not regarded as life-threatening.

The wreck affected traffic in Nashville, where drivers were diverted on I-40 from the South Loop onto I-65 south.  Crews with the Tennessee Department of Transportation were repairing damage to the highway median caused by the crash.

When you have been injured in a car accident due to the negligence or recklessness of another driver, you deserve to be reimbursed for the expenses you have incurred. The Nashville car accident lawyers at Ponce Law will be by your side throughout the legal process and help you obtain money for injury-related costs, such as medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. To learn more about our services, call us at (844) 204-6765 or contact us online.

Crash alert: 2 drivers hospitalized following collision on Highway 30

by Ponce Law | November 12th, 2020

RHEA COUNTY, TN – Authorities say two drivers were injured in a collision in Rhea County Tuesday night, according to 1057 News.

The accident happened on Highway 30 in the area of Cranmore Cove Road.  The Tennessee Highway Patrol says 21-year-old Scarlett Matthews was driving a Chevy west on the highway when the vehicle went over the center line and crashed into a Nissan Frontier driven by 59-year-old Donald Blaylock.

Matthews, of Decatur, Tennessee, and Blaylock, of Dayton, were hospitalized but no details were released on the extent of their injuries.  Charges are pending against Matthews, according to the accident report by state troopers.

If you have been injured or lost a loved one in a car accident, our Nashville car accident lawyers are ready to take the burden off your shoulders and help you get the results you deserve. We are committed to helping accident victims get the compensation they deserve for injury-related expenses — including medical bills, lost wages, and property damage.  We’re here to help and can take your call 24/7. Call us at (844) 204-6765 or reach out to us online.

Crash alert: Power outage in Joelton after car hits utility pole

by Ponce Law | November 11th, 2020

JOELTON, TN – A car accident in Joelton Tuesday night knocked out power to nearly 400 customers, Fox 17 Nashville reports.

Nashville Electric Service said that a car crashed into a utility pole, which broke from the impact. An update at 8:30 p.m. said power had been restored to all customers following the outage.

There was no immediate information on whether anyone was injured in the crash.

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, we can help you pursue money for your medical bills and any lost wages resulting from the accident. Contact our Nashville car 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: Driver seriously hurt when car slams into tree in Smith County

by Ponce Law | November 11th, 2020

SMITH COUNTY, TN – The Smith County Rescue Squad reported that it responded to the scene of a crash Tuesday morning that left a driver pinned inside their vehicle.

The squad’s Facebook page said that the person went off the road and crashed into a tree at 240 Cookeville Highway at about 9 a.m.

Rescuers were able to extricate the driver by removing the door and using a dash lift to remove him. He was seriously injured and was transported from the scene by paramedics.

If you were hurt in a crash caused by someone else’s negligence, our legal team is ready to investigate the accident and determine its cause to help you get maximum compensation. At Ponce Law, our Nashville car accident lawyers fight for the rights of anyone who was hurt through no fault of their own. We make it our goal to help victims get maximum compensation for their accident-related expenses, including medical bills and lost wages. To learn more about how we can help, call us at (844) 204-6765 or contact us online.