Speeding Knoxville Driver Involved in Crash
Knoxville, TN (November 6, 2020) The Tennessee Highway Patrol reports that a driver was involved in a serious crash several hours after receiving a citation for speeding. The Tennessee Highway Patrol reports that the driver received a citation for going 89 mph in a Toyota Corolla in a 50 mph zone approximately a quarter mile from where the crash occurred. The Tennessee Highway Patrol reports that three vehicles were involved in the accident.
The accident occurred while the driver was traveling east on Highway 68. A second driver was stopped on Highway 68 and making a left onto Rhyne Road. The first driver failed to stop and struck the rear end of the second driver’s vehicle. The driver then traveled into the path of a tractor-trailer. In response to the accident, law enforcement warned motorists to slow down to eliminate distractions while driving.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that speeding endangers the lives of all motorists on the road. In 2018, speeding even resulted in the deaths of 9,378 individuals. While the temptation to rush while operating a motor vehicle is often great because we all live hectic lives, it is important for motorists to remember that speed limits exist to protect drivers.
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