Tennessee Car Accident ‘

Pedestrian killed while crossing Vietnam Veterans Boulevard to aid friend in rollover crash

by Ponce Law | December 7th, 2020

HENDERSONVILLE, TN., – A pedestrian was killed on Saturday night as he crossed the westbound lanes of Vietnam Veterans Boulevard near mile marker 4.6, while attempting to help a friend who’d just been injured in a crash, reports WKRN.

Hendersonville police said they responded to the initial rollover crash at around 7 p.m. At around 7:15 p.m., a friend of the crash victim attempted to cross from the westbound side, and was struck by a vehicle in the roadway. The pedestrian died at the scene.

The circumstances of the crash are still under investigation. We will update this blog should that information become available.

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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: 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.

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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: 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: 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.

Crash alert: Car slams into home after multi-vehicle accident in Murfreesboro

by Ponce Law | November 6th, 2020

MURFREESBORO, TN – A car crashed into a home as part of a multi-vehicle accident in Murfreesboro Thursday, according to WKRN.

The crash happened at the intersection of Clark Boulevard and Hodge Drive. Investigators said the driver of a Nissan Altima trying to turn onto Hodge collided with an SUV, causing it to flip.  A Nissan Maxima crashed into the Nissan, which then hit the side of a home.

The driver of that car was extricated and transported to a  hospital. The other drivers were not hurt and no other injuries were reported.

The incident affected traffic in the area, as the intersection of Clark Boulevard and Memorial Boulevard was shut down while one lane between Highland Avenue and Memorial Boulevard was also closed.

When you have been injured in a car accident as a result of someone else’s negligence, you may be entitled to receive compensation for your medical bills and lost wages. At Ponce Law, we have worked diligently to help thousands of injury victims. Our Nashville car accident attorneys will do everything we can to help you get the results you deserve. 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: Pursuit of stolen car ends in multi-vehicle wreck on I-40

by Ponce Law | November 4th, 2020

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, TN – A chase by state troopers Tuesday ended with a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 40 in Cumberland County that left four people hospitalized, 1057 News reports.

Members of the Tennessee Highway Patrol were pursuing a stolen Ford Fusion driven by 20-year-old Brendon J. Prettyman of Sevierville.  Authorities say Prettyman was speeding when he drove onto the shoulder of I-40 east at the 309 mile marker and then attempted to go back into a travel lane.  A man driving a Kenworth flatbed tractor-trailer had to move over as a result, and collided with a Hyundai Elantra.

The truck and the Elantra went through a guardrail and slid down an embankment before hitting some trees.  The three drivers and a passenger in the Elantra were hospitalized at Cumberland Medical Center. No details were released on the extent of their injuries.

Charges against Prettyman are pending, the THP said.

At Ponce Law, our Nashville car accident lawyers are committed to helping accident victims get the compensation they deserve for injury-related expenses — including medical bills and lost wages—as well as pain and suffering. We can determine who caused the accident, calculate your damages, and negotiate with the insurance company on your behalf.  If the need should arise, 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: 1 dead in collision on I-24 involving car and truck

by Ponce Law | November 3rd, 2020

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, TN – A crash involving a car and a pickup truck in Montgomery County left one person dead, according to WSMV.

The accident happened in the westbound lanes of Interstate 24 near Exit 11 on Saturday night.  Investigators determined that 31-year-old Steffen Vangough of Clarksville was driving a Ford F-150 truck when he suddenly changed lanes and hit a Nissan Sentra driven by 29-year-old Passion Marsh of Clarksville.

The truck went off the right side of the road, flipped and ended up in a tree line. A passenger in the truck, 32-year-old Erin Williams, was killed in the crash while the two others were injured.

When someone is injured or killed in a car accident because of the negligence or recklessness of the other driver, it is important to contact a trusted car accident attorney right away. The Nashville car accident attorneys at Ponce Law are committed to helping accident victims and their loved ones get back on their feet by pursuing the compensation they deserve. To learn more about how we can help, call us at (844) 204-6765 or reach out to us online. We’re available 24/7 to respond to your needs.