Tennessee Car Accidents

Crash alert: Wrong-way crash in Rutherford County kills both drivers

by Ponce Law | September 14th, 2020

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – A head-on collision in Rutherford County early Saturday morning claimed the lives of both drivers, according to WKRN.

The incident occurred at about 2:30 a.m. on Interstate 840 westbound near South Lowry Street. The Tennessee Highway Patrol said a Volkswagen Jetta was going east in the westbound lanes of the highway when it crashed into a Toyota Camry. Both drivers were pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Jetta was identified as Kathleen Woodie of Ohio. The driver of the Camry was Keante Clemons of Alabama.  No further details were released on the circumstances that led to the accident.

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Crash alert: Man killed when pickup hits tree in Murfreesboro

by Ponce Law | September 3rd, 2020

MURFREESBORO, TN – Police are investigating after a man was killed in a pickup truck crash near a college campus in Murfreesboro, WSMV reported.

The accident happened just before 10 p.m. Wednesday as a 59-year-old man was driving south on North Rutherford Boulevard near MTSU Boulevard at the Middle Tennessee State University campus.

The man’s pickup went off the road and slammed into a tree.  The victim, the only person in the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity has not yet been released.

Authorities are trying to determine the cause of the crash.

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Crash alert: Cheatham County sergeant dies after off-duty accident

by Ponce Law | August 25th, 2020

ASHLAND CITY, TN – A Cheatham County sergeant who was hospitalized following a car accident last week has died from his injuries, WSMV reported.

The incident happened Aug. 18 as Sgt. Carl Lyttle was driving on Frey Street while off-duty. His truck went off the road and crashed into a tree. Lyttle was transported to the hospital after initial CPR efforts at the scene by an Ashland City Reserve Officer. He passed away on Monday.

In a Facebook post, the Cheatham County Sheriff’s Office described Lyttle as “a dedicated law officer who trains everyone to take care of their minds and bodies because this job is physically grueling and mentally challenging.” The sheriff’s office said he had been working an extra job when the crash occurred.

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Crash alert: 3 vehicles involved in fatal wreck on I-40

by Ponce Law | August 19th, 2020

SEVIERVILLE, TN – Three vehicles were involved in a fatal crash that shut down a stretch of Interstate 40 Tuesday morning.

According to Knox News, the wreck involved a pickup truck, a small passenger vehicle and a truck pulling a travel trailer. It occurred at about 7:30 a.m. on I-40 East near mile marker 406 in Sevierville.

Police said one person in the pickup truck was killed and two others were hospitalized at University of Tennessee Medical Center. The victim’s identity has not yet been released.

One person in the passenger vehicle was also hurt and taken to the hospital.

Authorities shut down a portion of I-40 eastbound for several hours for the accident investigation.

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Crash alert: Woman charged with running SUV off the road

by Ponce Law | August 18th, 2020

SUMNER COUNTY, TN – A woman was arrested in Sumner County Sunday after she allegedly ran a vehicle off the road and caused it to crash.

According to WKRN, Michaela Morales is facing charges of vehicular assault and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in connection with the incident, which happened at about 5:30 p.m. on Highway 25 West.

Police said she passed an SUV in a no-passing zone and struck the vehicle, which then hit a fence and a culvert. It went on to hit a tree before eventually landing in a pond. Three people inside the SUV were injured, including a child who was seriously hurt.

The victims were able to give a description of the vehicle that hit them and Sumner County deputies then tracked down Morales at her home, where she was taken into custody.

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Crash alert: Woman seriously injured in Crossville accident

by Ponce Law | August 13th, 2020

CROSSVILLE, TN – A woman was seriously injured in a car crash in Crossville, according to a report by   1057 News.

It happened early Wednesday morning on Lantana Road, where local police and medics arrived on the scene. Indications from preliminary reports were that a male who was in the car involved in the accident fled on foot.  The circumstances surrounding the crash were not immediately clear.

The woman was seriously injured and taken to an area trauma center. Police have not yet released the names of those involved in the incident.

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Crash alert: Pedestrian struck by vehicle in Crossville

by Ponce Law | August 10th, 2020

CROSSVILLE, TN – A man was hit by a vehicle and seriously injured while walking in Crossville Saturday night, according to a report in the Crossville Chronicle.

The incident happened at about 10:30 p.m. in the vicinity of West Avenue and Fourth Street. The pedestrian, 46-year-old Shamus McMahon, was reportedly walking his dog near the intersection when he was struck by a Dodge Caravan driving south on West Avenue and traveling with the green light.

McMahon was transported to The University of Tennessee Medical Center, where he was listed in serious condition.

The driver of the vehicle, 60-year-old Dale Adams Rice, was not hurt in the incident. Authorities say no charges have been filed.

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Crash alert: Child killed by car in driveway of La Vergne home

by Ponce Law | August 10th, 2020

LA VERGNE, TN – Authorities have released details of a tragic accident that killed a 1-year-old child in La Vergne over the weekend, according to WKRN.

The incident happened at about 11:45 a.m. Sunday at a home on the 500 block of Jean Drive. Police said the child was run over in the driveway by a car that was driven by an uncle.  The specific circumstances that led to the accident remain unclear.

The incident is now under investigation by La Vergne police and the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

When you have been injured in a car accident, the situation can seem frightening and overwhelming. 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. Our experienced Nashville car accident attorneys will listen, show you respect, and be with you every step of the way on the road to recovery. See how we can help, what to do following an accident, and call us 24/7 for a free consultation at (844) 204-6765 or reach out to us online.

Crash alert: Woman hurt, child rescued after SUV accident

by Ponce Law | July 30th, 2020

HICKMAN COUNTY, TN – A woman was rushed to a Nashville hospital after the SUV she was driving crashed in Hickman County Wednesday night.

WKRN reported the accident occurred on State Highway 230 east near Sanders Road. The 28-year-old driver was thrown from the vehicle and taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in critical condition with multiple injuries.

The woman’s 2-year-old daughter escaped without injury. The report said a neighbor who heard the crash ran over to rescue the child, who was still in her car seat. The girl was taken to a hospital to be checked out.

Investigators are trying to determine what caused 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.

Crash alert: Multi-vehicle accident blocks lane on I-24 west

by Ponce Law | July 22nd, 2020

DAVIDSON COUNTY, TN – Tennessee 511 alerted drivers to an accident involving multiple vehicles on Interstate 24 westbound in Davidson County Wednesday afternoon.

The crash was reported at 1:20 p.m. on I-24 west at Exit 57 for Haywood Lane in Antioch. The right lane of the highway was blocked, affecting traffic heading westbound. Eastbound traffic was also affected with no delays, authorities said.  There were no immediate details on injuries.

The accident scene was expected to be cleared by about 3 p.m.

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.