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Coopertown Motorist Seriously Injured in 5 AM Accident


Coopertown, TN (March 16, 2020) – Pleasant View Volunteer Fire Department officials recently commented that around five o’clock in the morning on March 16, an accident occurred on Burgess Gower Road near Coopertown that left a motor vehicle driver facing serious injuries. Robertson County medical workers arrived at the scene to find that the accident victim was pinside of the car and required heavy extrication. Due to the nature of the crash, emergency workers had to rely on advanced techniques to remove the vehicle’s dash, firewall, and floor pan before extricating the driver. Following the rescue, the driver was transported to a nearby area hospital. The exact cause of the accident is as of yet undetermined. 

The Danger of Accidents Involving Vehicle Extrication  

Vehicle extrication is the process of removing a vehicle from around a motorist following a car accident. This method is used when conventional means are not possible. Delicate care is necessary during the extrication process to minimize the possibility of injuring a victim during extraction. The most recent data available from the Tennessee Department of Safety & Homeland Security reveal that in 2007, 2,806 people in Tennessee were extricated from motor vehicle accidents. 

Obtain the Assistance of a Dedicated Knox County Accident Attorney 

No matter how your car accident occurred, it is common to end up facing many hardships including life-changing injuries and large medical bills. If you or a loved one needs the assistance of a lawyer, contact Fox, Farley, Willis & Burnette today. 

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!

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