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Single Vehicle Crash Occurs on Interstate 40 in Roane County


Roane County, TN (January 21, 2021) A single vehicle crash occurred westbound at the 353 mile marker on January 21st. As a result of the crash, the westbound lane of traffic was temporarily blocked. Motorists were advised to exercise caution while passing through the area.

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has found that 53 percent of the motor vehicle fatalities that occurred in 2018 were the result of single vehicle accidents. In Tennessee, 52% of deadly vehicle crashes involved single vehicles. Some of the most common reasons why single vehicle crashes occur include defective car parts like defective brakes, poorly maintained roads, inappropriately monitored signs and signals, road debris, and other drivers who speed off rather than remain at the scene of an accident. In countless situations, drivers who are injured in single-vehicle crashes actually have the right to request investigations as well as the ability to assess how a crash occurred. Some of the most common injuries associated with single vehicle accidents include broken bones, traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, internal organ damage, internal bleeding, severe lacerations, and puncture wounds.

Speak with an Experienced Tennessee Accident Attorney                 

If you or a loved one has been injured in a Tennessee car crash, you can suddenly find yourself facing countless complications. Remember, as an accident victim an experienced Tennessee personal injury attorney can fight for the results you deserve. 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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