Crash Occurs on Interstate 40 in Cumberland County
Cumberland County, TN (December 26, 2020) A car crash occurred on December 26th at the 338 eastbound mile marker. Motorists are advised to exercise caution while passing through the area. Additional details about the accident including what caused it and whether anyone was injured or killed in the crash remain uncertain.
The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security reports that in 2019, Cumberland County saw 18 car crashes involving fatalities, 307 accidents involving injuries, and 1,055 crashes involving property damage. These accidents occurred in countless ways but some of the most common causes of these crashes include drunk driving, distracted driving, speeding, failure to obey traffic regulations, and adverse weather conditions like rain and snow. Remember, regardless of how safe you drive, there is still a risk that you could end up in accidents with other vehicles on the road. One of the best things that you can do to avoid ending up in a car crash on Tennessee roads is to drive defensively, which means operating your vehicle in a way that minimizes the prevalence of any accident-prone situations.
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If you or a loved one has been injured in a Tennessee car crash caused by someone else, remember that you have rights as an accident victim. These include the right to hold the responsible party accountable and to obtain compensation from this entity. If you need help doing so, an experienced attorney can help. 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!