Tennessee Truck Accident Injury

Crash alert: Truck rollover in Mt. Juliet injures driver, closes road

by Ponce Law | September 30th, 2020

MT. JULIET, TN – Crews were on the scene of a truck accident that shut down a road in Wilson County on Tuesday afternoon.

According to WSMV, a cement truck crashed and rolled over on Adams Lane between Crossings Circle and Central Pike in Mt. Juliet. The driver was hospitalized but the injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.

Adams Lane was closed following the accident, and police said the cleanup and removal efforts would be lengthy.  The road reopened at about 6:30 p.m.

If you or a loved one were hurt in a truck accident, we can help you get the compensation you deserve for your medical bills and lost wages. The experienced Nashville truck accident lawyers at Ponce Law are dedicated to holding trucking companies accountable when their negligence leads to serious accidents and injuries. We’re here 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: Sanitation truck hits bridge overpass on I-40

by Ponce Law | September 22nd, 2020

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, TN – According to 1057 News, a sanitation truck driver was hurt when part of the vehicle hit a bridge in Cumberland County.

State troopers said 75-year-old Franklin Cordell Hensley was driving a Mack GU7 Friday afternoon when the lift of the truck struck the underneath portion of an overpass bridge on Interstate 40 over Highway 70 East. The lift had not been properly secured, authorities said.

Hensley, of Crossville, sustained minor injuries in the accident. The Tennessee Department of Transportation worked over the weekend to clean up the scene and make repairs. One eastbound lane on I-40 and Highway 70 under the bridge were shut down for the repair work.

If you have been injured in an accident involving a truck, do not hesitate to call the experienced Nashville truck accident lawyers at Ponce Law.  When you call us, you’ll get a law firm that will take the time to get to know you and your family. You’re not just a case number to us—you’re someone who needs help.  To learn more about our services, call us at (844) 204-6765 or contact us online.

Crash alert: Tractor-trailer accident impacts traffic on I-840

by Ponce Law | September 9th, 2020

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – An accident involving a tractor-trailer affected traffic in Rutherford County Wednesday afternoon, according to WKRN.

The vehicle, which was hauling lime, overturned on Interstate 840 eastbound at mile marker 58.5. Minor injuries were reported in the crash.

Only one lane was getting by on the highway as county fire and rescue teams worked to clear the scene, and delays of several hours were expected.

Big trucks are common sights on Tennessee’s highways and interstates. While most trucks are well-maintained and operated by trained professionals, sometimes trucking companies put profits over safety and that can lead to accidents. The Nashville truck accident lawyers at Ponce Law are dedicated to holding trucking companies accountable when their negligence leads to serious accidents and injuries. . To see how we can help, you can reach us at (844) 204-6765 or contact us online.

Crash alert: Tractor-trailer accident on I-65 leaves driver injured

by Ponce Law | September 3rd, 2020

SUMNER COUNTY, TN – An accident involving two tractor-trailers left one of the drivers injured and caused traffic delays in Sumner County.

According to WKRN, the incident happened Wednesday afternoon on Interstate 65 south near mile marker 103.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol said a Volvo semi-truck and a Freightliner sideswiped each other as traffic was slowing on I-65. The two trucks then hit a guardrail, with the Volvo going through the guardrail and overturning in the median of the highway.

The driver of the Volvo, 56-year-old Teddy Essien of Philadelphia, was hospitalized with minor injuries. The other truck driver, 48-year-old James Harvey of Westmoreland, was not hurt.

Southbound traffic was diverted off I-65 after the southbound lanes were shut down, and northbound traffic was slowed by rubbernecking delays.

The experienced Nashville truck accident lawyers at Ponce Law are dedicated to holding trucking companies accountable when their negligence leads to serious accidents and injuries. If you or a loved one were injured in a truck accident, we can help you get the compensation you deserve for your medical bills and lost wages. You’re not just a case number to us—you’re someone who needs help. To find out if we can assist you, call us 24/7 at (844) 204-6765 or reach out to us online.

Crash alert: Woman killed when tractor-trailer hits car on I-40

by Ponce Law | August 14th, 2020

LEBANON, TN – A woman was killed in an accident involving a car and two tractor-trailers on Interstate 40 Thursday evening.

According to WSMV, the incident occurred on I-40 west near mile marker 246 just east of the Linwood exit in Lebanon. Police said 59-year-old Angela Scott was driving a Chevrolet Impala at about 5:30 p.m. when she hit a Freightliner tractor trailer and lost control of her car.

Scott drove off the eastbound lanes, across a median and into the westbound lanes, police said. Her vehicle was then hit by another Freightliner tractor-trailer. Scott was pronounced dead from injuries sustained in the wreck. No one else was hurt.

Police say no charges have been filed. I-40 west was shut down after the accident and drivers were advised to take alternate routes.

Big trucks are common sights on Tennessee’s highways and interstates. While most trucks are well-maintained and operated by trained professionals, sometimes trucking companies put profits over safety. That can lead to accidents caused by unsafe trucks and untrained drivers. Our experienced Nashville truck accident attorneys are dedicated to holding trucking companies accountable when their negligence leads to serious accidents and injuries. 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: Fatal pickup truck accident in Crossville

by Ponce Law | August 6th, 2020

CROSSVILLE, TN – An accident involving a pickup truck claimed the life of a man in Cumberland County.

According to 1057 News, the incident happened Wednesday morning on Genesis Road in Crossville. The Tennessee Highway Patrol said 77-year-old Arlen D Aytes of Crossville was driving a Ford Ranger south when he went off the road and then overcorrected. The truck ended up going across the highway, off the side of the road and into a ditch before overturning and hitting a tree.

Aytes, who was restrained at the time, died of injuries sustained in the crash.

If you or a loved one were hurt in a truck accident, we can help you get the compensation you deserve for your medical bills and lost wages. The experienced Nashville truck accident lawyers at Ponce Law are dedicated to holding trucking companies accountable when their negligence leads to serious accidents and injuries. We’re here 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: Man injured in accident involving UTV

by Ponce Law | July 31st, 2020

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, TN – Authorities in Cumberland County have released details of a recent accident involving a utility terrain vehicle.

1057 News reports that 57-year-old Charles S. Meyers was driving a UTV through a field near Wilson Cemetery Road when he made a turn and the vehicle rolled over.

Deputies and medics were called to the scene and found that the man’s lower left leg had been crushed underneath the UTV. Meyers was hospitalized at University of Tennessee Medical Center.

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 motor vehicle 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: 4 hurt when truck collides with ambulance

by Ponce Law | July 23rd, 2020

FAIRFIELD GLADE, TN – A crash involving a truck and an ambulance in Cumberland County left four people hurt Tuesday. The Crossville Chronicle reported the incident happened at about 2:20 p.m. near the intersection of Peavine Road and Westminister Court in Fairfield Glade.

According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, 36-year-old Stephen J. Atilano of Crossville was driving a Chevy S-10 in a construction zone when he slammed into the Chevy 3500 ambulance driven by 52-year-old Bobby F. Bowman of Crossville.

Bowman and a 51-year-old passenger in the ambulance were treated and released from a hospital. Atilano and a 12-year-old in his vehicle were also injured.

Bowman was expected to face several charges after being released from the hospital, including DUI and failure to yield to an emergency vehicle.

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 truck 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: Crossville man hurt when pickup goes off road

by Ponce Law | July 20th, 2020

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, TN – Police have released details of an accident that injured a Crossville man recently. According to 1057 News, the incident happened on Genesis Road near Hyder Loop in Cumberland County.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol said 43-year-old Andrew Pellett was driving a Ford F-350 when it drifted off the roadway.  The pickup then crossed a ditch and went into a tree, the report said.

Pellett was hurt in the crash, but no details were released on the severity of the injuries. Troopers said he was not restrained at the time.


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 truck 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: Truck overturns at rest area on I-40

by Ponce Law | July 9th, 2020

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, TN – State troopers responded to a truck accident at a rest area in Cumberland County Wednesday, 1057 News reported.

Authorities say 24-year-old Alfred Thomas Correa of North Carolina was driving his truck at a high rate of speed on the curve leading to the area, causing his vehicle to overturn.

Correa escaped without injury from the accident, according to police.

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 truck 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.