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4.14 Loudon Co, TN - Multiple Victims Injured in Crash on I-40

Nashville, TN – Two Injured in Car Accident at I-65 & W Old Hickory Blvd

Nashville, TN (February 9, 2021) – Two people suffered injuries following a serious car accident in the Nashville area on Tuesday morning, February 9.  According to local sources, a vehicle was traveling northbound on Interstate 65 when it crashed into a barrier near W. Old Hickory Boulevard. Two people in the vehicle were hospitalized for the treatment of sustained injuries. The cause of the crash is still unknown.  Emergency responders were dispatched to the site of the crash to render aid [...]

4.15 Knoxville, TN - Four Injured During Car Crash on E. Emory Rd

Greene County, TN – Becky Church Killed in Head-On Crash on Midway Rd

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 [...]

4.10 Henderson, TN - Carey P. Whitten Killed in Crash on Hwy 200

Nashville, TN – Multi-Vehicle Injury Crash on Broadmoor Dr 

Nashville, TN (February 07, 2021) – Local emergency responders along with officers from the Nashville Police Department responded to the scene of a multi-car crash in the city of Nashville on Sunday, February 7th. Initial reports show that the accident took place in the area of Broadmoor Drive and Walton Lane at about 5:50 p.m. The number of injured victims and the extent of their injuries is unknown at this time.  The area of the accident was shut down while crash investigators [...]

4.03 Knox Co, TN - Crews Respond to Major House Fire on Navy Dr

Seymour, TN – House Fire on Boyd’s Creek Hwy Results in Fatality

Seymour, TN (February 06, 2021) – One person died during a house fire in Seymour house fire on Friday, February 5th. Reports show that at about 5:30 a.m., the Seymour Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to the 200 block of Boyd’s Creek Highway. Officials confirmed that a woman was killed during the incident. Although it is currently unclear how many people were in the house when the fire broke out, all were able to escape except for one. Seymour Volunteer Fire [...]

4.15 Knoxville, TN - Four Injured During Car Crash on E. Emory Rd

Knoxville, TN – Murphy Harrison Killed, Two Injured in Crash on Sunny Side Rd

Knoxville, TN (February 05, 2021) – One person died and two more were injured during a car accident on Lee Highway on Thursday, February 4th in Loudon County.   Police officers reported to the scene of the accident on Sunny Side Road at about 4:00 p.m. Thursday.  The fatal victim has since been identified as 27-year-old Murphy Harrison, a resident of Philadelphia. The driver and a passenger inside the other vehicle both suffered injuries during the impact. Their current medical condition is unknown. A [...]

Sevierville, TN – Teen Driver Injured in Wreck on Boyd’s Creek Hwy

Sevierville, TN (February 04, 2021) – Deputies with the Tennessee Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a two-car collision that caused injuries to three people on Wednesday, February 3rd.  The accident occurred on Boyd’s Creek Highway in Sevier County. Official reports state that a 2009 Nissan Altima was entering the intersection of Boyd’s Creek Highway and North Rogers Road when the driver failed to yield the right of way causing him to collide with a 2008 Honda Pilot.  being driven by [...]

Knox Co, TN - Passenger Fatality in Crash on Martin Mill Pk

Knox Co, TN – Passenger Fatality in Crash on Martin Mill Pk

Knox Co, TN (February 03, 2021) – One person died during a single-vehicle collision in South Knox County on Monday, February 1st. Deputies from the Knox County Sheriff’s Office reported to the crash site in the 8400 block of Martin Mill Pike at about 12:30 a.m. Police reports show that the vehicle’s passenger was pronounced dead at the scene. Their identity has not yet been released. The driver of the car was transported via ambulance to the University of Tennesse Medical Center [...]

4.13 Knoxville, TN - One Injured During Multi-Car Collision on Norris Frwy

Knoxville, TN – Carey and Mary Lawler Killed by DUI on Maynardville Hwy

Knoxville, TN (February 02, 2021) – The Tennessee Highway Patrol reported to the scene of a fatal car accident in the area of Cunningham Road in Knox County on Tuesday, February 2nd. Police, fire and rescue, and other emergency responders were dispatched at about 7:00 p.m. to the crash site in the 6900 block of Maynardville Highway, near a strip mall and a Walgreens when two vehicles collided with one another. The fatal victims have been identified as 76-year-old Carey Lawler [...]

3.16 Luttrell, TN - Metro Fire Responds to Major House Fire on Mountain Rd

Knoxville, TN – Teenager Killed in Crash with Two Semi’s Near Papermill Dr

Knoxville, TN (February 01, 2021) – A 17-year-old male from Bristol lost his life in a three-vehicle collision along Interstate 40 on Saturday, January 30th. The Knoxville Police Department indicated that the accident took place at about 1:35 a.m. in the westbound lanes of Interstate 40 in the area of Papermill Drive. The vehicle driven by the young man was involved in an accident with two tractor-trailers. All three vehicles collided near the Interstate 640 split. The young male victim did [...]

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Almost 30% of semitruck crashes result from air brake failure

Commercial truck crashes result from many different circumstances, but some causes are far more common than others. Research shows that air brake failure is one of the most frequent causes of today’s semitruck crashes, accounting for almost 30% of them. According to Transport Topics, the vast majority of today’s commercial trucks now have air brake systems, which need a constant stream of air to stay open and functioning. However, a study of almost 1,000 commercial truck crashes revealed that failure [...]