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One Person Killed in Western Avenue Crash


Knoxville, TN (November 18, 2020) Knoxville law enforcement confirms that one individual was killed in a multiple vehicle crash on Knoxville’s Western Avenue on November 18th. Law enforcement responded to the two vehicle crash which occurred on Western Avenue by Ailor Avenue around 11 at night. A passenger in one of the vehicles was later pronounced dead.

Based on an early report provided by law enforcement, a Chevrolet Silverado was traveling westbound on Western Avenue when it entered an intersection to turn on Ailor Avenue. The vehicle then collided with a Kia Forte that was traveling in an opposing direction. The passenger of the Kia was the individual who was killed while the Silverado’s driver was transported to the University of Tennessee medical center with serious injuries that are not reported to be life-threatening.

Additional details including what factors led up to the collision, the extent of the property damage, and the condition of the other parties remains uncertain. An investigation is ongoing.

In the most recent available data of its kind, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration found that 40 percent of the 5,811,000 car crashes that occurred in the United States in 2008 involved intersection-related accidents. 

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No matter if you or a loved one has been injured or killed in an accident that occurred at an intersection or any other part of Tennessee’s roads, it is common to feel uncertain about how to proceed to pursue compensation. One of the best steps that you can take is to promptly speak with a knowledgeable personal injury lawyer. 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!


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