On a recent Thursday morning, a fatal Tennessee car accident occurred along Vietnam Veterans Parkway. The motor vehicle accident resulted in the death of three people. According to officials, four different vehicles were involved in the crash.
Police allege that the incident occurred at approximately 2:20 a.m. A Chevy Impala hit another vehicle from behind. After the impact, the Impala began spinning out of control. Next, another vehicle slammed into the Impala head-on. Finally, an additional vehicle sideswiped the Impala.
Three people died in the accident. Police did not find any alcohol at the scene of the incident but did say that speed was an issue; however, the accident is still being investigated. Five people were hurt in the accident, four individuals were treated and released and one person was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Whenever a fatal accident occurs in Tennessee, the victim’s family members are left to wonder who was responsible for the incident. In a case where one or more individuals cause a fatal automobile accident, the victim’s family members may choose to file legal claims for financial restitution against those individuals. Indeed, victims of motor vehicle accidents in the state of Tennessee may be entitled to certain forms of restitution under the law.
Just like any other victim of wrongdoing or negligence, the victim of a motor vehicle accident in Tennessee will have the opportunity to bring forward his or her claim in a court of law. By pursuing such claims, Tennessee accident victims can seek various forms of recovery. Such compensation may include money to pay for medical care, pain and suffering and other damages.
Source: wsmv.com, 3 killed in crash on Vietnam Veterans Parkway, Rachel Clark, Jan. 30, 2014