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Month: June 2014

Motorcyclist dies in Tennessee accident

A June 19 motorcycle accident in Bellevue left a 64-year-old man dead, police stated. Reportedly, the incident took place on Highway 70 near the Old Hickory Boulevard intersection at approximately 12:25 p.m. Police stated that the 64-year-old man was traveling on a...

Woman killed in rollover accident

A rollover accident in Tennessee left one woman dead and a man seriously injured on June 15. Police believe that the driver may have been intoxicated at the time of the fatal accident. Reports indicated that felony charges were pending against him. The accident...

Recent crashes highlight truck-accident trends

After a number or high-profile truck accidents, one news source highlighted different safety issues in the trucking industry. According to the report, the National Transportation Safety Board claims that trucks that failed to adjust to slowing traffic conditions...

Driver fatigue alleged in fatal highway accident

The investigation into the cause of the accident that left comedian Tracy Morgan hospitalized and killed a close friend of Morgan's as they rode in a chauffeur-driven limo bus has focused on a truck driver's lack of sleep. Media coverage of the semi-truck accident has...

Multi-vehicle crash kills 2 in Knoxville

On May 30, a fatal accident occurred on Interstate 40 at the eastbound exit to the Asheville Highway. When traffic apparently came to a standstill, the driver of a tractor-trailer collided into the back of a car, pushing it into an SUV. Both the 44-year-old male...