Vehicle Collides with Bridge on Chestnut Hill Road
Cumberland County, TN (February 13, 2021) Cumberland County law enforcement responded to a vehicle crash on February 13th that occurred on Chestnut Hill Road close to Otto Warner Road. The report provided by law enforcement states that the driver of a 2004 Chevy was crossing an overpass to Interstate 40 when his vehicle slid on ice. The vehicle struck the bridge’s railing and ultimately came to a stop close to the road. The driver was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident and was not injured.
The Federal Highway Administration has found that more than 1,300 people are killed and more than 116,800 individuals are injured in vehicle crashes each year on snowy or icy roads. Some of the helpful strategies that motorists can follow to avoid ice or snow-related accidents include never driving while fatigued, always making sure that tires are properly inflated, never having less than half a tank of gas in your car, never using the cruise control function when driving on ice or snow, and steering in the direction that you want to go if you lose traction.
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