A recent collision in Tennessee involved multiple vehicles and cost two people their lives, while injuring several others. The victims of this car accident and others may have the right to file civil claims for personal injury or the death of a loved one. Legal professionals can assist victims in taking the next step as they determine what action they can take.
This crash occurred along a roadway after a 29-year-old driver reportedly lost control of his vehicle and crossed the center line. The vehicle then collided with two vehicles, one head-on. A fourth vehicle was also involved in the crash, and the 61-year-old driver suffered injury from the impact.
The 29-year-old driver allegedly responsible for the crash and his passenger were killed during the course of the accident. The driver of the first car hit was not injured, but the driver hit head-on suffered injury, as did two of the passengers in her vehicle. The roadway was closed for hours as authorities investigated the crash and cleaned up.
Those victims injured in this car accident have the right to file claims for their personal injuries. The family members of the victim that lost his life also have the right to file civil claims for his wrongful death. If successfully litigated, these claims may result in some financial compensation for the expenses resulting from this accident. Other victims of motor vehicle collisions in Tennessee may have the right to take action. Professionals in this field can assist victims throughout this process.
Source: wvlt.com, "THP: 2 dead after Clinton Highway crash", Sept. 30, 2016