Car Accident Occurs at Crossville Walmart
Crossville, TN (September 7, 2020) An accident occurred on the morning of September 7th involving a vehicle collision on North Main Street situated close to the Walmart entrance. The exact cause of the accident as well as whether anyone was injured in the collision still remains under investigation.
The National Safety Council has found that tens of thousands car accidents occur each year in parking lots, which results in hundreds of deaths as well as thousands of injuries. These accidents are a result of many factors, but one of the most common causes of parking lot accidents are motorists who use cell phones while driving.
Safety Advice for Avoiding Parking Lot Accidents
While it might not work in every situation, some of the critical steps that motorists can take to avoid the risk of ending up in parking lot accidents include:
- Even if your vehicle is equipped with a rear-view camera, make sure to look when backing up due to the risk of dangers falling in the camera’s blind spots
- Observe traffic directions in the parking lot including stop signs
- Remain alert to the driving patterns of other motorists
- Stay on designated paths and avoid the temptation to cut across parking lots
Speak with a Knowledgeable Car Accident Lawyer
Car accidents are confusing events that can leave people uncertain about how to proceed to obtain compensation. One of the best first steps that you can take after an accident is to retain the assistance of a seasoned attorney. Contact Fox, Farley, Willis & Burnette today for assistance.
Note: This post was written based on available resources, news stories, and online reports about this incident. As is often the case with fast breaking news, there is always the risk that some details are still being shared and uncovered. Please contact us if you notice any information that should be changed or added. Thanks!