One Person Killed After Vehicle Enters Lane of Oncoming Traffic in Knoxville
Knoxville, TN (February 1, 2021) One person was killed after a multiple-vehicle crash that occurred in Knoxville early on the morning of February 1st. According to the preliminary report provided by Knoxville law enforcement, a vehicle traveling westbound on West Avenue entered the eastbound lane of traffic and subsequently collided with two vehicles.
The driver of one of the westbound vehicles was killed in the crash. The two people who were occupants of the eastbound vehicles reported no injuries. A further investigation into what caused the crash is still being performed.
The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security has found that 57 people were killed in crashes that occurred in 2020 in Knox County in 2020. Some of the most common reasons why accidents that result in fatalities occur include medical emergencies, drunk driving, police chases, distracted driving, and drivers who fall asleep at the wheel.
Do Not Hesitate to Contact an Experienced Car Crash Lawyer
When Tennessee car crashes occur, the surviving loved ones of a person killed in the crash can greatly benefit from promptly obtaining the assistance of an experienced accident attorney. While no amount of compensation possible will ever substitute for a person whose life was lost in a car crash, it can help to pay for various things like funeral expenses and medical costs associated with end of life treatment.
An experienced attorney at Fox, Farley, Willis & Burnette understands how car crashes occur and will remain committed to fighting for the results that victims deserve. Contact our law office today to schedule a free case evaluation.
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