Hamblen Co, TN – Two Injured When Tractor-Trailers Collide on I-81Tennessee Legal News
Hamblen Co, TN (April 18, 2021) – Troopers from the Tennessee Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a collision involving two southbound tractor-trailers that were driving on Interstate 81 in Hamblen County when one collided with the back of the other.
The force of the impact caused the cab of the striking truck and the trailer of the other to go on fire, resulting in the destruction of both.
One truck operator was airlifted to the Johnson City Medical Center. The other operator was transported via ambulance to Morristown Hamblen Medical Center.
Both drivers were wearing their seatbelts.
This accident is under investigation by local law enforcement.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Injury Accidents in Hamblen County
More than 40% of all Tennessee automobile crashes end with some form of personal injury. It is incredibly commonplace for victims of car accidents to sustain injuries that seem to be insignificant at first, prompting the victim to forego a visit to the doctor. Even injuries that appear minor, however, such as the beginning stages of whiplash, can swiftly develop into something a lot more serious.
If you or someone you love was injured in a car accident, the Tennessee car accident attorneys at Fox & Farmer are here to help. We have the skill and determination that you need in your corner to receive the full sum of the monetary recovery to which Tennessee state law entitles you.
With a thorough and up-to-date knowledge of the state’s judicial system, our experienced car accident attorneys know how to the right way to construct a profitable Tennessee personal injury claim. We have worked hard to earn our esteemed reputation as one of the foremost law firms in the area and are proud of the valuable legal experience we have gained during the course of our careers.
If you were recently injured by the carelessness of another driver, then we firmly recommend that you meet with a dedicated personal injury attorney by calling (865) 531-9400 and booking an appointment for a free assessment of your Tennessee car accident claim and guidance on the next legal steps you should take based on your circumstances.
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