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2 killed, 2 injured in multi-vehicle crash on I-40 east in Hickman County

by Ponce Law | December 7th, 2020

HICKMAN CO., TN – Two people were killed yesterday after rear-ending a semi truck that had slowed down due to eastbound traffic on I-40, reports WKRN.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol said that at around 3:30pm on Sunday afternoon, a Nissan Altima crashed into the back of a semi truck that had slowed while approaching a traffic backup near mile marker 149.  A third vehicle, a Chevy Silverado, then collided into the rear end of the Altima. 

Officials say the two occupants of in the Altima—25-year-old driver Brett Bledsoe and his 21-year-old passenger Jessica Colter—were not wearing seatbelts and died in the crash. 

Both the driver and the passenger of the Chevy Silverado were also injured. The semi truck driver and a passenger were unhurt.

A stretch of I-40 east was closed near the crash scene before reopening Sunday night. Westbound traffic on I-40 was not affected by the crash.

If you were hurt in a crash caused by someone else’s negligence, our legal team is ready to investigate the accident, determine its cause, and help you get maximum compensation. At Ponce Law, our Nashville car accident lawyers fight for victims to be compensated for their accident-related expenses, including medical bills, funeral costs and lost wages. To learn more about how we can help, call us at (844) 204-6765 or contact us online.

Crash alert: 5 killed when minivan hits back of semi-truck on I-24 east

by Ponce Law | December 1st, 2020

CHATTANOOGA, TN – Five people were killed in a collision involving a minivan and a semi-truck on Interstate 24 Monday morning, according to WLVT and the Associated Press.

Police said a Honda Odyssey went off I-24 east near mile marker 180 in Chattanooga shortly before 10:20 a.m. and crashed into the rear of the truck that was parked on the shoulder of the interstate.  The driver of the minivan and all four passengers inside died at the scene. Their identities have not yet been released.  The driver of the semi-truck was not injured.

A stretch of I-24 was shut down near the crash scene before reopening Monday afternoon.

Investigators are trying to determine the cause of the fatal wreck.

If you were hurt or lost a loved one 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 victims to be compensated for their accident-related expenses, including medical bills, funeral costs and lost wages. To learn more about how we can help, call us at (844) 204-6765 or contact us online.

Crash alert: Up to 7 vehicles involved in wreck in Williamson County

by Ponce Law | November 30th, 2020

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, TN – A multi-vehicle accident shut down a stretch of Interstate 40 in Williamson County Sunday afternoon.

WKRN reports up to seven vehicles were involved in the crash on I-40 at mile marker 182 near Highway 96. At least two of the vehicles were tractor-trailers.

No injuries were reported in the wreck, which was reported at 4:11 p.m.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol said the westbound lanes of the interstate were closed in the area and traffic was being diverted. Rubbernecking delays were reported on the eastbound side.

I-40 west reopened Sunday evening after being closed for several hours.

When you have been 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: 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.

If you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident, the Nashville car accident attorneys at Ponce Law can utilize their experience to help pursue the compensation you are entitled to. We will investigate who caused the accident, calculate your injury-related expenses and negotiate with the insurance company on your behalf. And you don’t owe anything unless we get money for you.   See how we can help by calling for a free consultation at (844) 204-6765 or reach out to us online.

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.

If you have been injured in a car accident due to the negligence or recklessness of another driver, Ponce Law is here to help. Our experienced Nashville car accident lawyers are committed to helping victims get the compensation they deserve for injury-related expenses, such as medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. See how we can help, learn what to do following an accident, and call us 24/7 for a free consultation. You can reach us at (844) 204-6765 or contact us online.

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: 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.