When driving, it seems impossible to know what is around the next hill or bend in the road. At any moment, anything could happen, making it all the more crucial that drivers are not distracted while behind the wheel. Those involved in a car accident in Tennessee have the right to file claims in the wake of their personal injury or the wrongful death of a loved one. Lawyers in this field can provide guidance to victims working through this process.
One recent motor vehicle collision occurred after a man reported that his grandmother's car had been stolen. Authorities identified the car the following day and began following the driver. It was then that the driver allegedly sped around a curve and slammed into another vehicle head-on. Emergency personnel were quickly notified of the car accident.
The driver allegedly responsible for the crash and taking the stolen vehicle fled the scene, though witnesses report that he appeared to have suffered injury. The driver of the second vehicle also suffered injury during the course of the collision. The victim had to be extracted from the vehicle by officials before being transported to a nearby hospital for the serious injuries.
Authorities continue to investigate this car accident and find the driver allegedly responsible. The victim who suffered injury in this collision has the right to file personal injury claims. If successfully litigated, these claims may result in financial compensation for the medical expenses for which the victim is now responsible. Lawyers in the personal injury field can assist victims in Tennessee as they work through this process.
Source: newschannel9.com, "Chattanooga Police: One of cars in head-on collision had been stolen", June 13, 2017