Crossville Crash Temporarily Blocks Intersection
Crossville, TN (March 6, 2021) A crash occurred late in the morning on March 6th in Crossville which resulted in traffic in the area temporarily being delayed. The crash report states that the driver of a Ford F-250 failed to stop at a red light at the intersection of Genes Road and Webb Avenue. Jones collided with a Ford C-Max hybrid. The collision sent the pickup crash into a utility pole. Both drivers as well as a passenger in the Ford C-Max hybrid were fortunately able to escape injuries. Power crews soon after responded to the scene to make repairs which led to the intersection being temporarily closed. Motorists are advised to exercise caution while passing through the area.
The Federal Highway Administration has found that 1,000 injury-related car crashes every day occur at signalized intersections across the country. Additionally, in the last decade, red-light running crashes killed 9,000 people. While 93% of drivers believe running red lights is unacceptable, many drivers still engage in such practice due to factors like distraction and speeding.
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