A head-on car accident in Tennessee resulted in the death of one man on Nov. 3. Investigators suspected that one of the drivers, a 45-year-old Erin woman, was intoxicated at the time of the crash. Reports indicated that charges were pending against her.
Two individuals were killed in a three-vehicle accident in Memphis on Oct. 22, authorities stated. The Interstate 240 collision reportedly took place west of Getwell Road.
A three-car crash left two people dead and four others injured. The accident occurred on Saturday, Oct. 25, on Interstate 240 in Memphis. A 45-year-old man was pulling into the emergency lane because of a flat tire. His vehicle was struck from behind by a second car driven by a 34-year-old woman traveling at a high speed.
Three cars were involved in a collision on an interstate in Tennessee. The incident occurred on Oct. 25 in the morning as the vehicles passed through Memphis going east.
A 20-year-old Tennessee man awaited his official charge on Oct. 22 after being detained without bond and accused of criminal homicide. The charge stems from an incident during the early morning of Oct. 18. Prosecutors say that the defendant was driving a 2005 Ford Mustang when he ran over another man along Magnolia Court. The driver is said to have fled the scene, parked in a bank's parking lot and returned to the scene of the accident.
Law enforcement officers report that a 53-year-old Clarksville woman was charged with vehicular homicide after allegedly killing a bicyclist in an early morning hit-and-run accident before fleeing the scene. The accident occurred around 12:15 am on Monday, Sept. 22 when the woman apparently rear-ended the man as he rode his bicycle on the shoulder of Tiny Town Road near the intersection of Needmore Road.
A Tennessee accident caused the death of a motorcyclist in Memphis on Sept. 9. Police say that a driver with multiple DUI offenses is suspected of operating his vehicle while intoxicated at the time of the crash.
As of September 2, the Tennessee Department of Transportation was investigating two separate truck accidents that took place along the same stretch of highway within days of each other. Both of the accidents occurred on Interstate 75 near Campbell County between mile markers 132 and 136. Despite the short time frame between the two crashes, TDOT reported that 2014 was on pace to have fewer accidents on that stretch of the interstate than the two previous years.
On Aug. 10, a woman filed a claim in a Tennessee court against Yes Express, Inc./"The Blanket Company" and one of the truck company's drivers whom she says caused an auto accident that killed her 18-year-old daughter and injured two others. The truck driver, who was unhurt, may face criminal charges in the incident.
A car accident in Wilson County led to the death of an oncologist on Aug. 5. The crash occurred around 9 p.m. when a man driving on Stewarts Ferry Pike reportedly did not stop at a traffic light and ended up hitting the side of a car that was traveling on South Mt. Juliet Road. The driver who reportedly caused the accident was a 20-year-old man who is now facing multiple charges related to the accident and the fatality.