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Crash in Cumberland County Leads to Arrest


Cumberland County, TN (February 21, 2021) Cumberland County law enforcement and medical workers responded to a vehicle crash on February 21st on the 300 block of P.O.W. Camp Road. The accident report states that the driver of a Ford Taurus exited the road and ended up colliding with a power pole. The report provided by law enforcement also states that the driver voluntarily admitted to using both meth and heroin within the 24 hours before the crash. Law enforcement also reports finding an uncapped hypodermic needle with brown residue on the passenger floor. The driver was ultimately arrested for driving under the influence as well as possession of a Schedule II drug and drug paraphernalia.

In 2020, there were 1,260 car crashes that occurred in Cumberland County, with 939 crashes resulting in property damage, 301 accidents resulting in injuries, and 20 crashes resulting in fatalities. This number of accidents has been fairly consistent over the years. In 2010, there were 1,465 car crashes in Cumberland County and in 2015, there were 1,534. 

Do Not Hesitate to Speak with an Experienced Tennessee Accident Attorney                 

The aftermath of Tennessee car crashes can leave victims facing countless complications including lost wages, large medical bills, extensive property damage, and other hardships. If someone else caused your crash, however, it is important to remember that you have a right to pursue compensation from this party. An experienced attorney can help you obtain the results you deserve. Contact Fox, Farley, Willis & Burnette today to schedule a free case evaluation. 

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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