Interstate 75 Shut Down Following Five Vehicle Crash
Knoxville, TN (December 26, 2020) The Loudon County Sheriff’s office reports that Interstate 75 was shut down around 3:10 p.m. following an accident that occurred close to Mile Marker 68. Injuries are reported to have resulted from the five vehicle crash, but additional details about the crash including what caused it remain uncertain.
One of the worst vehicle pileups in United States history occurred on December 11, 1990 and led to the death of 12 individuals and the injuries of 42 people. If you are involved in a pileup at any time or place in Tennessee, there are some important safety strategies to remember. First, try not to leave your vehicle until it looks safe. If the pileup has not yet ended, another vehicle might strike you at the time that you exit your vehicle. Instead, it is a much safer idea to remain in your vehicle with your seatbelt fastened. It is also a good idea to determine if it safe to move your vehicle. In some situations there might be a clear patch of grass or road ahead of you to which you can safely maneuver your vehicle.
Do Not Hesitate to Speak with an Experienced Car Crash Attorney
When Tennessee car crashes occur involving multiple vehicles, many unique issues arise including how liability should be handled. In these situations, an experienced attorney can fight to make sure that you receive the maximum amount of compensation possible. Contact Fox, Farley, Willis & Burnette today to schedule a free case evaluation.
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