Blog Posts in March, 2015

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  • Sleeping driver blamed for fatal Interstate 40 crash

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Mar 27, 2015

    Police in Tennessee believe that a poor decision made by a 22-year-old driver led to a collision that claimed the lives of two of his passengers and left a third critically injured on the morning of March 25. The man told responding officers that he pulled over onto what he believed was the shoulder of Interstate 40 to rest after feeling drowsy during a drive from Texas to Pennsylvania. However, ...
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  • Cutting down distracted driving accidents involving teens

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Mar 25, 2015

    Tennessee residents may be aware that several awareness campaigns have been run recently to warn younger drivers about the dangers of texting while behind the wheel. While studies indicate that these campaigns have achieved a certain measure of success, a study led by an Oregon State University professor indicates that much work still needs to be done to reduce the amount of distracted driving ...
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  • Alcohol might have been a factor in fatal accident

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Mar 17, 2015

    Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers were on the scene of a fatal accident that occurred on March 11. The car accident involved two vehicles that were traveling in Elk Valley, and troopers say alcohol might have been a factor. One person was killed and two other people were injured in the fatal car crash . Troopers were called to the location of the accident at the corner of Little Elk Creek Road and ...
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  • Tennessee crash leaves 1 person dead

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Mar 10, 2015

    A multi-vehicle accident in Tennessee around midday on March 2 left one person dead. The accident occurred at a stoplight at Airport Road and Memorial Boulevard near the Murfreesboro Airport. A pickup truck was rear-ended by a dump truck, and the pickup hit another vehicle. That vehicle in turn hit a fourth. Despite being flown to a hospital nearby, the driver of the pickup truck died. The dump ...
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  • Tennessee woman injured by driver who admitted to prior drinking

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Mar 3, 2015

    The Knoxville woman who allegedly caused a Feb. 14 car accident has admitted to police that she drank bourbon and took Xanax just before the incident. She also told authorities that she uses heroine. The 39-year-old woman was charged with driving under the influence, reckless driving, reckless endangerment and vehicular assault. According to a Tennessee State Trooper's report, the 39-year-old ...
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