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Two People Injured After Vehicle Rolls Over on Interstate 40 West

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Knoxville, TN (January 4, 2021) Two people were injured on the evening of January 4th after law enforcement states that a vehicle flipped and rolled multiple times on Interstate 40. Based on law enforcement’s investigation, the vehicle was traveling on Interstate 40 West when it collided with the center wall, crossed traffic, struck a pole on the right shoulder of the road, and flipped multiple times. The two unidentified passengers were ejected from the vehicle with serious injuries. The exact cause of the crash remains uncertain, but an investigation is pending.

The insurance Information Institute reports that in 2017, 1,431 motorists lost their lives as a result of collisions with poles and posts. These crashes represent just one of the most common types of stationary object accidents. One of the best ways to reduce the risk of crashes with stationary objects is to understand that these hazards can result in serious collisions and to take defensive driving measures. Defensive driving in this situation means limiting the number of situations where your vehicle is likely to collide with a stationary object even if someone else on the road were to cause a crash. 

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Vehicle rollovers can leave victims facing complications that last for the rest of their life. If someone else caused your accident, you should not hesitate to hold the party accountable for the resulting damages and a skilled attorney can help you do so. Contact Fox Willis Burnette PLLC today and an attorney can discuss your available options to pursue compensation.

 

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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