A Tennessee motor vehicle accident leaves 1 dead

By | Motor Vehicle Accidents

In Tennessee, one motor vehicle accident led to another in a tragic chain reaction. The first motor vehicle accident occurred when a car over-corrected its course and hot a concrete barrier after almost colliding with a tractor trailer. The second motor vehicle accident took place because of the slower congested traffic from the first incident. The driver of the car from the initial accident was apparently speeding when she almost hit the truck. When law enforcement arrived at the site of the accident, the woman was taken for medical treatment. She was cited for driving under the influence. Slower traffic…

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Accidents More Likely to be Fatal When Speeding is Involved

By | Motor Vehicle Accidents

For a lot of reasons – someone is late to work, running behind on errands or simply not paying attention – speeding occurs every day on Tennessee roads. Many people may not feel it is a major issue, but recent data sheds an important spotlight on the dangers of speeding and its relationship to fatal car accidents. Crash data published by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration notes that speeding is one of the main factors in motor vehicle accidents. In 2009, the most recent year for which data is available, over 30 percent of fatal crashes involved speeding. This…

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