Car Crash Occurs on Interstate 40 in Roane County
Roane County, TN (January 19, 2021) A multiple-vehicle crash is reported to have occurred on January 19th at the 351 mile marker westbound, which is situated between Midtown and Kingston. As a result of the accident, the left lane of traffic was temporarily blocked. Motorists were advised to exercise caution while passing through the area. Additional details about the crash including what caused it and the extent of the injuries and property damage involved remain uncertain.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have found that more than 32,000 individuals are killed and 2 million people are injured each year in motor vehicle crashes. The agency also found that in 2013, the rate of fatalities associated with car crashes in the United States was greater than twice the average of that of other high-income countries. One of the best ways to reduce the risk of ending up injured or killed in a car accident is to develop the appropriate approach to driving. This means making a commitment to driving responsibly as well as reducing the number of situations in which your vehicle is likely to end up in an accident with other cars on the road. It is also a good idea to eliminate any distractions before stepping inside of your vehicle.
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