Distracted Driving Cause of Memphis Day Care Bus Crash?

By | Motor Vehicle Accidents

Three vehicles collided in a Memphis motor vehicle accident at Western Park and Third Street earlier this week. Four adults were airlifted to a nearby hospital for treatment. One of the three vehicles was a day care van from Chism Childcare Enrichment Complex carrying four children. No children were injured in the multi-vehicle crash. One of the children on the bus noted that the kids were able to see the car coming down the street but that the driver of their bus was busy talking on the phone and may not have seen it, leading to the crash. Whether distracted…

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TN Motor Vehicle Accidents Result in Less Than 1000 Fatalites

By | Motor Vehicle Accidents

For only the third time in almost 50 years, Tennessee motor vehicle accidents resulted in less than 1000 fatalities, according to preliminary statistics from the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security. Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) Colonel Tracy Trott said of the 2011 stats, “One life lost is one too many, but we are encouraged by last year’s fatality results and will continue to make every effort to ensure the public’s safety on Tennessee roadways.” Memphis fatal car accident attorneys agree with Colonel Trott’s statement that even one person’s death in a motor vehicle accident is too many. But, the statistics do…

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