Crash on Interstate 75 Leads to Injury
Knox County, TN (April 6, 2021) A crash on the evening of April 6th led to the closure of Interstate 75 southbound in Knox County. A medical helicopter was sent to the location for at least one patient who was injured in the crash. The crash occurred a short distance north of Powell. As a result of the crash, the interstate at mile marker 113 was closed. Additional details regarding the accident are still under investigation.
Traffic crashes each year are the leading cause of death in the United States for individuals between the ages of 1 to 54. Given that motor vehicle accidents are such a danger, motorists should do everything possible to reduce their chances of ending up in an accident. One, motorists should always make sure to wear a seatbelt, even when on short trips. Two, motorists should never operate a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Three, drivers should never travel too fast for surrounding conditions. Four, motorists should avoid distractions including operating smartphones while driving. Five, drivers should practice defensive driving and avoid placing themselves in positions where accidents are likely to occur.
Contact an Experienced Tennessee Personal Injury Lawyer
Injuries occurred in Tennessee car crashes can substantially disrupt a person’s life. One of the best steps to take in such a situation is to speak with a compassionate Tennessee car accident lawyer who is prepared to fight for the results you deserve. Do not hesitate to contact Fox, Farley, Willis & Burnette today.
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