Single Vehicle Crash Causes Delays on Interstate 26
Washington County, TN (December 11, 2020) A single-vehicle accident occurred on December 11th around 7 a.m. which ended up impacting traffic on Interstate 26 eastbound close to Exit 13. As a result of the crash, the right lane of Interstate 26 East was blocked. Washington County Emergency Communications reports that no injuries have occurred in the accident. Motorists are advised to exercise caution while passing through the area.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has found that 53 percent of motor vehicle accident fatalities in 2018 were the result of single vehicle crashes. Some of the most common reasons why single vehicle accidents occur include drivers who are intoxicated due to alcohol or drugs, drivers who lose control of vehicles while speeding, drivers who grow distracted behind the wheel, and drivers who are inexperienced with driving or not familiar with the area.
Do Not Hesitate to Speak with an Experienced Accident Attorney
When single vehicle accidents occur, there are still several other parties besides the driver who might have played a role in causing the crash. As a result, if you or a loved one is impacted by a single vehicle accident, one of the best steps that you can take is to promptly retain the assistance of a knowledgeable lawyer who can gather evidence to assess exactly how the accident occurred and who might be responsible. At Fox Farley Willis & Burnette, we understand just how challenging it can be for crash victims and remain committed to fighting for the best possible results. Contact us today to schedule a free case evaluation.
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