Man Killed in Knoxville Crash
Knoxville, TN (December 1, 2020) A man was killed on December 1st in a single vehicle crash that occurred on Old Knoxville Highway. The Tennessee Highway Patrol reports that the driver of a Hyundai Sonata was traveling north when he went off the road, passed through bush, and collided with a tree. The driver, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was later pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. While a test for alcohol and drugs were requested, these results are still pending.
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety has found that 7,422 people died in fixed-object collisions in 2018. The number of motor vehicle crash fatalities involving collisions with fixed objects has remained between 19 to 23 percent since 1979. Trees are the most commonly struck object. If you lose control of your vehicle while traveling, remember above everything else to remain calm and resist the temptation to close your eyes.
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No amount of money can ever make up for losing a loved one in a car crash. Compensation, however, can help you pay for various costs including medical bills associated with the care that the lost loved one received, burial costs, funeral costs, and any income or support that was lost as a result of the loved one’s death. To make sure that you receive the greatest amount of compensation, the assistance of an experienced accident attorney is often critical. Contact Fox Farley Willis & Burnette and during an initial consultation, we can review your available options to pursue compensation.
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