2017 Is the Deadliest Year for Pedestrians in Nashville History

Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Nov 16, 2017

19 pedestrians have been killed in car accidents in Nashville, TN this year, a new city record, with another month and a half left in the year.

The Tennessee Highway Safety Office believes that the dangerous increase in fatal pedestrian crashes is heavily influenced by the city’s rapid growth.

The majority of these accidents occurred on Bell Road, Murfreesboro Pike, Nolensville Pike, and Gallatin Pike.

Walk/Bike Nashville, an organization founded in 1998 to help promote a safer, more walkable, bikeable, and livable city, announced that they were launching a new campaign to help prevent these types of deaths. This campaign comes at an especially important time – historically, November and December are the deadliest month for pedestrians in Nashville.

If you were seriously injured in a car crash, contact our car accident lawyers at Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge today. We have helped injured victims fight for their rights for decades, and will continue to fight in court and at the negotiation table for each new client we take on. Request a case evaluation through our online form, or give us a call at (615) 933-2893 to discuss your case with one of our lawyers over the phone.

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