Car Accident Happens on Interstate 40 Eastbound in Cumberland County
Cumberland County, TN (October 10, 2020) An accident occurred on October 10th on Interstate 40 eastbound in Cumberland County. The accident was reported to have occurred at 11:07 AM and cleared by 1:00 PM. While eastbound traffic was impacted, westbound traffic was not. Additional details about the accident including whether anyone was injured or killed are still pending.
The National Safety Council reports that in 2018, medically consulted injuries in motor vehicle accidents totaled 4.5 million and total motor-vehicle injury costs were estimated to be $445.6 billion. These costs include various expenses like lost wages, lost productivity, medical expenses, motor vehicle property damage and employer costs. Car accident injuries can take many forms, but some of the most common injuries include lacerations, head injuries, broken ribs, internal organ damage, herniated discs, knee trauma, and post-traumatic stress disorder. While you might not be able to avoid all car accidents, there are some steps you can take to reduce the risk of injuries. First, you should make sure to wear a seatbelt. You should also make sure to observe the speed limit. Lastly, you should make sure to keep your vehicle in good working order to avoid car crashes caused by equipment failure.
Contact an Experienced Tennessee Car Crash Lawyer
Tennessee car crashes occur in a few moments and often leave victims facing life-lasting complications. If someone else caused your accident, you should remember that you have a right to pursue compensation and a skilled attorney can help. Schedule a free case evaluation with an attorney at Fox Farley Willis & Burnette today so we can begin fighting for the results you deserve.
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