Driver Killed After Strawberry Plains Pike Crash
Knoxville, TN (February 2, 2021) One person was killed as the result of a crash that occurred in Knox County late on February 2nd. Deputies for the Knox County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 6200 block of Strawberry Plains Pike following reports that a person was ejected from a crash shortly before midnight. The Rural Metro Fire Department arrived on the scene and discovered a car flipped over. The vehicle’s driver had been ejected from the car and was later pronounced at the scene of the accident. One lane of Strawberry Plains Pike was temporarily closed as a result of the crash.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has found that ejection from a vehicle is one of the most injurious events that can occur to a person following a motor vehicle crash. In passenger vehicles, 20 percent of fatally injured occupants were ejected from the vehicle, while 37 percent of the individuals killed in light trucks were ejected. Seat belts are one of the best precautions that motorists can take to avoid ejections.
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If you recently lost a loved one in a Tennessee car crash caused by someone else, it is common to find yourself overwhelmed with various costs associated with the end of the loved one’s life. Some of the costs include medical bills related to end of life care, lost wages, and funeral expenses. To obtain the compensation you deserve, it can help to retain the assistance of an experienced accident attorney. Contact Fox Willis Burnette PLLC today for assistance.
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