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Category: Tennessee Accident Law

Weekend Motorcycle Accidents Continue Dangerous Trend in Clarksville

Posted in Motorcycle Safety,Tennessee Accident Law on September 8, 2017

Last week, the Clarksville Police Department issued safety tips for drivers and motorcyclists after recent fatal motorcycles accidents in the city. On Saturday, two more motorcycle accidents were reported within hours of each other in Montgomery County, and both caused riders to suffer serious injuries. Per a report by WKRN.com, the first accident happened when… read more

Clarksville Police Encourage Driver Safety after Motorcycle Fatalities

Posted in Motorcycle Safety,Tennessee Accident Law on September 8, 2017

  Eight people have lost their lives in traffic accidents in Clarksville in 2017 thus far, and four of them were on motorcycles. In response, the Clarksville Police Department wants drivers to be more cautious when they’re on the city’s roadways, especially when they’re driving near motorcycles. Per a report by Clarksville Now, a spokesperson… read more

1 Killed, 4 Injured in Murfreesboro Car Accident

Posted in Car Accident,Tennessee Accident Law on September 8, 2017

A 64-year-old woman was killed when the vehicle she was riding in was involved in an accident with another car in Rutherford County on Wednesday night. Per a report by WGNS Radio, the accident happened at around 9 p.m. on West Northfield Boulevard near Sulphur Springs Road. An investigation by the Murfreesboro Police Department revealed… read more

Fatal Injuries Reported after Man is Struck by Music City Star

Posted in Pedestrian Accident,Tennessee Accident Law on September 8, 2017

Fatal Injuries Reported after Man is Struck by Music City Star A 25-year-old man was struck by the Music City Star passenger train in Nashville on Tuesday morning, causing him to be pushed into the Stones River and to suffer fatal injuries. Per a report by WKRN.com, the accident happened in Donelson at around 7:30… read more

Texas Floods Bring Back Memories of 2010 for Nashvillians

Posted in Personal Injury,Tennessee Accident Law on August 30, 2017

Several cities throughout Texas, including Houston—which is the 4th most-populated city in the country—are heavily flooded after getting significant rainfall due to Hurricane Harvey over the weekend. The images that have been released that show parts of Houston completely underwater are bringing back memories of the 2010 flood that devastated Nashville for many residents. Per… read more

Fatal Truck Accident Prompts Tennessee Mother to Push for Law Change

Posted in Tennessee Accident Law,Truck Wreck on August 30, 2017

A Memphis woman lost her son in 2014 in an auto accident involving a tractor-trailer, and now she’s pushing for legislation that would increase safety standards in the trucking industry. Per a report by WKRN.com and WATN, her son was fatally injured when his vehicle collided with a semi-truck that was making an illegal U-turn…. read more

Advanced Vehicle Safety Technology Reducing Car Accident Risks

Posted in Car Accident,Tennessee Accident Law on August 25, 2017

Seat belts and air bags have long made drivers and passengers safer in their vehicles in the event of accidents, but in recent years, a whole host of additional high-tech safety features have been added to cars, trucks, and SUVs, further improving their safety. Per a report by the Associated Press and WKRN.com, two of… read more

Fatal Pedestrian Accident Reported during Eclipse in Kentucky

Posted in Pedestrian Accident,Tennessee Accident Law on August 22, 2017

Two women were struck by a vehicle in Hyden, Kentucky on Monday, causing one to suffer fatal injuries and the other to suffer serious injuries. Per a report by Clarksville Now, the accident happened when the two women were standing on a sidewalk watching the solar eclipse and a vehicle crossed the center line, struck… read more

3 Injured after T-Bone Crash Pushes Vehicle into Barn in Springfield

Posted in Car Accident,Tennessee Accident Law on August 22, 2017

Three people suffered injuries that required treatment at local hospitals after a T-bone collision pushed a vehicle into a nearby barn in Robertson County on Friday. Per a report by Smokey Barn News, the crash happened at the intersection of Memorial Blvd and William Woodard Drive just before 10:30 p.m. A spokesperson with the Tennessee… read more

Metro Nashville Police Made More than 1,200 DUI Arrests This Year

Posted in Drunk Driving,Tennessee Accident Law on August 22, 2017

Metro Nashville Police’s records indicate that the police department has arrested 1,220 individuals for DUI since Jan. 1, 2017—almost the same number through the same date in 2016. Per a report by WKRN.com, the data was through August 12. Through the same time in 2016, Metro officers arrested 1,225 individuals for DUI. While the number… read more