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Category: Truck Wreck

Important Facts about Big Truck Accidents

Posted in Truck Wreck on October 19, 2017

In August 2017, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) published its 2017 Pocket Guide to Large Truck and Bus Statistics. The FMCSA is a division of the U.S. Department of Transportation, and it’s in charge of governing and regulating the nation’s trucking industry. The pocket guide is released annually and contains important information about… 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

Semi-Truck, Passenger Vehicle Accident Kills 1 in Clarksville

Posted in Personal Injury,Truck Wreck on July 21, 2017

A 21-year-old woman from Adams, Tennessee, was killed on Tuesday night when her vehicle collided with a semi-truck in the westbound lanes of Interstate 24 in Montgomery County. Per a report by Clarksville Now, the accident happened near mile marker 16 at around 10:30 p.m. when the victim attempted to pass the truck at a… read more

Injuries Reported after 5-Vehicle Crash in Nashville

Posted in Car Accident,Truck Wreck on July 16, 2017

Five vehicles, including a semi-truck, were involved in an accident in the westbound lanes of Interstate 24 on Friday morning. Per a report by WKRN.com, the accident happened at around 2:30 a.m. near the bell Road exit. Emergency responders closed three lanes of traffic as they worked to clear the scene. All lanes were reopened… read more

THP Closes Interstate 40 near Cookeville after Multiple Semis Crash

Posted in Tennessee Accident Law,Truck Wreck on June 22, 2017

The Tennessee Highway Patrol closed the westbound lanes of Interstate 40 in Cumberland County after multiple semi-trucks were involved in a collision. Per a report by WKRN.com, at least one semi-truck overturned during the crash, which occurred just after 1 p.m. near Monterey, Tennessee. Heavy rainfall from Tropical Storm Cindy may have contributed to the… read more

Semi-Trucks Banned from 51st Avenue in West Nashville

Posted in Car Accident,Tennessee Accident Law,Truck Wreck on June 15, 2017

Nashville’s Metro Traffic and Parking Commission voted unanimously to ban semi-trucks that weigh more than four tons from using 51st Avenue in the western part of the city. Per a report by WKRN.com, the ban is due to major changes occurring on 51st Avenue that will transform it into a road that includes bike lanes,… read more

Critical Injuries Reported after Semi-Truck Accident in Murfreesboro

Posted in Personal Injury,Truck Wreck on May 12, 2017

Two people suffered critical injuries after their vehicle collided with a semi-truck in Rutherford County on Monday at around 11 a.m. Per a report by WKRN.com, the accident occurred at the intersection of South Church Street and Joe B. Jackson Parkway near Walmart. A spokesperson with the Murfreesboro Police Department told reporters that the victims… read more

Fatal Injuries Reported after Semi-Truck Rolls Over in Rutherford County

Posted in Personal Injury,Truck Wreck on March 21, 2017

A tractor-trailer rolled over onto its side in the westbound lanes of Interstate 840 near Murfreesboro Monday night, causing a 56-year-old woman who was riding in the vehicle to suffer fatal injuries. Per a report by WKRN.com, the crash occurred just before midnight near the Alamaville Road exit. The Tennessee Highway Patrol investigated the accident… read more

Mechanic Injured after Dump Truck Rolls Over in Springfield

Posted in Personal Injury,Truck Wreck on February 22, 2017

Mechanic Injured after Dump Truck Rolls Over in Springfield A 65-year-old mechanic was seriously injured when the dump truck he was driving rolled over in Springfield, Tennessee, Tuesday afternoon. Per a report by Smokey Barn News, the accident occurred just after 1 p.m. when the man was taking the dump truck for a test drive…. read more

Injuries Reported after Vehicle Crashes into Back of Semi-Truck

Posted in Personal Injury,Truck Wreck on February 14, 2017

Injuries Reported after Vehicle Crashes into Back of Semi-Truck A vehicle crashed into the back of a semi-truck in the westbound lanes of Interstate 40 late Thursday night, causing the vehicle’s driver to suffer injuries. Per a report by WKRN.com, the accident occurred when the man was traveling west on I-40 in Davidson County near… read more