Individual Arrested After Trying to Flee Jefferson City Crash
Jefferson, TN (September 8, 2020) At least one individual was arrested on September 8th after allegedly fleeing the scene of acar crash in Jefferson City. Jefferson City law enforcement stated that one victim was airlifted as a result of the single vehicle accident, which occurred on US Highway 11E at Rocktown Road. Law enforcement requested that motorists exercise caution while traveling through the area. Additional details about the accident are still under investigation.
In 2019, data compiled by the Tennessee Department of Safety & Homeland Security showed that Jefferson County ranked 45th among Tennessee counties for greatest number of car accidents. This equated to 42,205 licensed drivers in Jefferson County being involved in accidents.
What to Do If You’re in a Jefferson County Car Crash
If you are involved in a car accident in Jefferson County or any other part of Tennessee, remember to take the following safety precautions:
- Examine both yourself as well as any passengers for injuries
- Inspect your immediate surroundings
- Move your vehicle to a safe location if it is not already at one
- If other vehicles are involved, checked the occupants of these cars for injuries
- Contact law enforcement
- If another driver is involved, exchange insurance information
- Make notes about how the accident occurred
Speak with an Experienced Car Accident Attorney
Tennessee accidents occur in a few moments, and often leave the lives of motorists forever changed. If someone else caused your accident, remember you have a right to pursue compensation. 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!