Action planned to prevent wrong-way car accidents in Tennessee

By | Motor Vehicle Accidents

Accidents on Tennessee highways involving wrong-way drivers have become a concern to the Tennessee Department of Transportation. It has been determined that most of these car accidents happen at cloverleaf interchanges because of the proximity of the exit and entrance ramps. While plans are being devised to safeguard these interchanges, it was reported that the cloverleaf format is no longer being used when junctions are designed. Two wrong-way car accidents occurred this month, resulting in three injured motorists and one fatality, respectively. Another devastating accident was prevented when an officer reportedly stopped a driver as he or she was entering…

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Tennessee motor vehicle accident: Man dies, teen sent to hospital

By | Motor Vehicle Accidents

A two-car motor vehicle accident recently claimed the life of a 50-year-old man and sent an 18-year-old woman to the hospital with non-fatal injuries. Emergency responders took the man to the hospital as well. However, his injuries were too severe to save him. The motor vehicle accident occurred on Wednesday, Dec. 11, at approximately 2 p.m. After completing their preliminary evaluation of the accident, Tennessee authorities believe that it was caused by the deceased man’s failure to maintain his lane. He reportedly drove across the centerline into oncoming traffic and then collided with the car being driven by the young…

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