Oak Ridge, TN – Victim Airlifted After Two-Vehicle Injury Collision on Laboratory RdTennessee Legal News
Oak Ridge, TN (April 21, 2021) – A two-car accident near the Home Depot on Laboratory Road in Oak Ridge left one of the drivers with serious injuries.
Local authorities were notified of the injury collision, which involved a car and a truck, on Tuesday, April 20th at about 4:20 p.m.
One of the drivers, it is unclear at this time which one, was airlifted to the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville in critical condition.
The area was closed down for about four hours. Oak Ridge fire, Oak Ridge police, two ambulances from Anderson County Emergency Medical Services, and Oak Ridge Public Works, all aided at the scene.
The investigation is ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Vehicle Collisions in Oak Ridge
Operating any type of motor vehicle involves some inherent risk. As reported in 2013 by the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security, upwards of 167,000 car crashes occurred throughout the state. Of those 167,000 crashes, more than 10% were caused by some form of driver distraction, meaning that one of the top dangers to drivers on Tennessee’s highways is other drivers.
Victims who have endured injuries or families who lost a loved one in a car crash that was the result of someone else’s distracted driving are permitted to seek financial compensation for their physical, emotional, and financial injuries.
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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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.