Knoxville, TN – Passenger Injured in DUI Accident on I-40

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Knoxville, TN – Passenger Injured in DUI Accident on I-40

Knoxville, TN (February 21, 2021) – One person was injured and another arrested for driving under the influence on Friday, February 19th after a car accident in the westbound lanes of Interstate 40. 

According to officers from the Knoxville Police Department, they responded to the scene of the accident in the area of the Interstate 640 East on-ramp at about 11:25 p.m.

Upon their arrival, they discovered two people inside the wrecked vehicle.

Officers stated that it looks as though the driver lost control of the car and struck a guardrail, causing the car to overturn and come to a stop on its roof. 

The passenger was transported via ambulance to the University of Tennessee Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Passenger Injuries in Knoxville

2.21 Knoxville, TN - Passenger Injured in DUI Accident on I-40

According to Tennessee law, passengers who suffer injuries during any kind of motor vehicle accident could be entitled to financial compensation. For those who chose to pursue remuneration, it is essential to secure a reputable attorney who knows the most efficient ways to explore all appropriate and available sources of recovery. 

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.

Notes: The incident described in this post was created through the use of outside sources.  Those sources include but are not limited to local police and fire department accident reports, news reports, newspapers, state police bulletins as well as eyewitness accounts about serious accidents that occur in the Knoxville and Tri-Cities area in Tennessee. The details surrounding this specific accident have not been confirmed by our writers at Fox & Farmers Attorneys at Law.  If you find any information that is incorrect, please let us know so that we can update the post to include the most accurate information available. If you would like the post to be removed from our website, please let us know and we will remove the post promptly. 

Disclaimers:  Fox & Farmer Attorneys at Law has been a family firm since 1987. We have worked very hard throughout the decades to help people who have been injured in serious accidents. We hope that by writing these posts that we will bring awareness to the dangers of driving in and around Knoxville and the Tri-Cities area. We want to remind our fellow community members to slow down and use caution when operating a motor vehicle so they will avoid being involved in a serious accident. This news post is not intended to be a solicitation for business.  Any information provided should not be considered legal or medical advice. The picture used in this post was not taken at the accident scene. 

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