The police department of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, is investigating two separate accidents that occurred recently in the area. Two people were seriously injured, requiring them to be taken to the hospital for treatment. The car accidents occurred in the city of Murfreesboro, which is the county seat of Rutherford County. Murfreesboro is also a part of the Nashville metropolitan area.
Another accident caused by a drunk driver has been reported in Nashville, Tennessee. This time a female driver was arrested on charges of driving under the influence following the DUI accident. She is also being charged with assault with a weapon and intentionally hitting the driver of another car in a hit-and-run accident.
Driving on unfamiliar roads can be unnerving for out-of-state motorists. An unexpected turn or change of traffic pattern can lead to a last minute reaction by a vehicle's driver. Such a reaction can also lead to car accidents.
A multi-vehicle accident occurred recently in South Nashville, Tennessee involving a tractor trailer, a truck and a school bus. The accident occurred near Fesslers Lane on the westbound side of Interstate 40. The tractor trailer crash brought five ambulances to the scene to treat the vehicle occupants' injuries.
A 22-year-old man spotted two cars that had stopped in the right lane of Interstate 240 and made a quick turn to avoid hitting the vehicles. However, the car right behind him collided right into the stopped cars. According to police reports, the incident is being considered a drunk driving accident.
A car crash has seriously injured two motorists at the Gainesboro Grade and County Farm Road intersection. Both the accident victims were taken to Vanderbilt Hospital based in Nashville, Tennessee. The car accident victims have been identified as a 70-year-old and a 56-year-old, both residents of Backfield Lane, Gainesboro.
With the holidays approaching, thousands of Tennessee drivers will be driving to various destinations throughout the state. Most of these drivers and their passengers will be so consumed by the holidays and all the excitement and commotion they bring that they will likely fail to check whether or not their vehicle is in proper working order. In order to avoid being involved in a car accident, it's wise for drivers to be prepared if they encounter car problems while driving.
Motor vehicle accidents that include head-on collisions are often amongst the most serious and deadly. Typically cars and trucks involved in head-on collisions are traveling at high speeds and therefore collide at full-impact. One such head-on car accident recently resulted in the injuries of four Tennessee residents.
Stopping for any reason along a highway or interstate is dangerous. When it's dark, however, it's especially dangerous as drivers of other vehicles may have difficulty seeing stalled vehicles. One Tennessee woman was recently killed in a drunk driving accident when the driver of vehicle in which she was a passenger stopped to assist the driver of a stalled vehicle along Tennessee Interstate 240.