Greene County, TN – Becky Church Killed in Head-On Crash on Midway RdTennessee Legal News
Greene County, TN (February 08, 2021) – A woman died and a 4-year-old girl sustained injuries during a two-car collision on Midway Road at about 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 8th.
According to a report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol, a 2003 Honda Civic was traveling northbound along Midway Road as a 2019 Ford F-150 pick-up truck was traveling southbound. Just past Shackleford Road, the pick-up truck veered over the centerline, striking the Honda head-on, killing the driver and injuring a passenger.
The deceased driver, who has since been identified as 38-year-old Becky Lynn Church, a resident of Chuckey died from her crash-related injuries.
The passenger in the Honda, a 4-year-old female, sustained injuries of an unknown nature. She was transported by Greene County-Greeneville Emergency Medical Services to an area hospital. She was secured in a child safety seat in accordance with Tennessee law.
Joseph Parker, 69, a resident of Midway and the driver of the pick-up also endured injuries and was transported to a nearby medical facility.
Charges are pending against Parker, as are toxicology results.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Becky Lynn Church at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured parties in hopes of their full recovery.
Fatal Car Accidents in Greene County
When the actions of one person, no matter if they were accidental or deliberate, cause the death of another, surviving family members of the decedent might be entitled to collect financial compensation.
Tennessee personal injury laws enables members of the immediate family to seek financial reimbursement for funeral costs, burial expenses, lost wages that the decedent should have made during their working life, psychological trauma, loss of companionship, and loss of quality of life.
Under specific circumstances, where the action that caused the death was illegal, egregious, or malicious, a civil court might also allow members of the decedent’s immediate family to solicit punitive damages from the respondent.
If you and your family have lost someone you love in a fatal car accident, the Tennessee wrongful death attorneys at Fox & Farmer are here to help. We have the drive and the ability that you need on your side to receive the full amount of financial compensation allowed by Tennessee’s personal injury laws.
With an exhaustive and in-depth understanding of the state’s judicial system, our accomplished personal injury attorneys recognize the amount of work that goes into building a successful Tennessee personal injury case. We have earned our esteemed reputations as one of the premier law firms in the state by working diligently and putting our clients first.
If you have recently endured the heartbreaking loss of a loved one brought on by the negligence or recklessness of another driver, then we strongly suggest that you consult with a dedicated personal injury attorney by calling (865) 531-9400 and scheduling an appointment for a free evaluation of your Tennessee wrongful death claim.
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