Monroe County Crash Under Investigation
Monroe County, TN (February 23, 2021) The Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating an accident that occurred on February 23rd. According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, the crash occurred on US 411 close to Mountain View Driver. Law enforcement advised motorists to temporarily avoid the area. Additional details about the crash including what caused the accident and whether anyone was injured or killed remains uncertain. Motorists who must pass through the area are advised to exercise caution.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has found that there were 33,654 deadly motor vehicle crashes that occurred in the United States in 2018 that resulted in 36,560 deaths. This equates to 11.2 deaths for every 100,000 people and 1.13 fatalities for every 100 million miles traveled. A much larger number of people are injured each year in car crashes. Some of the most common reasons why Tennessee car crashes occur include distracted driving, reckless driving, speeding, and intoxicated driving.
Do Not Hesitate to Contact a Compassionate Accident Attorney
If you or a loved one has been injured in a Tennessee car crash, you should not hesitate to promptly contact a knowledgeable personal injury lawyer. At Fox, Farley, Willis & Burnette, an attorney can discuss your available options to pursue compensation. After you retain one of our lawyers, we will immediately begin obtaining evidence to establish how your crash occurred and to make sure you have the strongest legal argument possible. Contact our law office today for assistance.
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!