Trucks Overturn After Two Knoxville Crashes
Knoxville, TN (September 28, 2020) Two trucks overturned the morning of September 28th in Knoxville. First, a tractor-trailer overturned in North Knoxville at the intersection of North Broadway and West Fifth Avenue. The second accident occurred in South Knoxville and involved a truck that brought down utility lines at the intersection of Busbee Road and Mark Road. An ambulance transported the driver at the scene of this accident to the University of Tennessee Medical Center for treatment of minor injuries. Power was temporarily out in the area until workers could perform repairs and restore power.
Knoxville’s Knox County ranked 8th county in the state of Tennessee in 2019 for total number of overall crashes. Among the 41,478 accidents that occurred in Knox County that year, 8,069 of these accidents resulted in injuries. When trucks rollover, fatalities and injuries are a common occurrence. Rollovers tend to impact five primary areas on the human body: abdomen, head and neck, thorax, lower limbs, and upper limbs. Some of the most common injuries incurred when trucks roll over include broken bones, bruises, cuts, scrapes, traumatic brain injury, and spinal cord injury.
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