On September 15, a two-vehicle crash near the intersection of Hampshire Pike and Old State Road in Columbia, Tennessee injured three individuals including a Hampshire Unit School high school senior.
According to firefighter Brian McCandless, a pickup truck and a Jeep Cherokee collided head-on at around 7:18 a.m.
Eighteen-year-old Shayla Yeager was operating the Jeep east on U.S. Highway 412 when she tried turning left onto Old State Road, causing the collision with the pickup truck. Hampshire residents Philip and Janet Griffith were inside the truck, according to a report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol.
The report noted that one of the vehicles was found in the creek by the police who responded to the crash, which is currently being investigated by local authorities.
Vehicular accidents happen regularly in the United States. Should you get hurt in such an accident in Tennessee, trust only the attorneys of Pohl & Berk, LLP to help you pursue financial compensation from those who are responsible for your costs and injuries. Call our offices today at 615-277-2765 to learn more.
According to Allstate Insurance Company’s 2014 report, which is a part of the tenth annual “Allstate America’s Best Drivers Report,” Knoxville, Tennessee holds the number one spot for the best drivers in the southern. The average driver here has the possibility of being in an auto collision once in 11.1 years.
Knoxville got the #27 safest spot among America’s 200 largest cities.
The “southern” region comprises Louisiana, Tennessee, Kentucky, Arkansas, and Mississippi. The report takes into consideration factors such as collision frequency, population, population density, and precipitation.
Fort Collins, Colorado took the title for being the best driving city in the whole country for the fourth year in a row. The average driver in the area has the possibility of suffering from a collision once in every 14.2 years, which is 29.6% less possible than the national average of once every 10 years.
Road conditions, automotive defects, and negligent actions of other drivers on the road are among some of the factors why vehicle accidents happen. If such an accident happens to you while you are in Tennessee, talk with our attorneys at Pohl & Berk, LLP by dialing (615) 277-2765 so we can help you learn more about possibility pursuing compensation.