Last week we wrote a post about a woman who was apparently drunk, got onto the wrong side of the interstate and crashed into another vehicle, killing the other driver. Police have been trying to figure out where the driver, who was seriously injured in the crash, was prior to the drunk driving accident.
Wrong-way crashes on Tennessee interstates are not unheard of. They tend to be serious, often fatal, and a tragic crash this week, which turned out to be a drunk driving accident, is no exception.
In a tragic accident late last week, Nashville Mayor Karl Dean's 2-year-old niece died after accidentally being back over by a vehicle driven by her father. The girl apparently had moved behind the vehicle while on her scooter as the man was backing out of the driveway. She was taken to. St. Thomas Hospital and then transferred to Vanderbilt, where she died, according to The Tennessean.
An act of apparent revenge led to a car crash in Nashville this week, and one of the drivers was not even involved in the situation, according to police.
Yielding the right-of-way to traffic is of the utmost importance, particularly when drivers are attempting to cross or turn at an intersection. A tragic car accident in Hermitage last week left a woman dead after three cars collided. The woman was being driven by her niece to a non-urgent doctor's appointment, reports say.
Remember the first time you encountered a roundabout? Many people are overcome with a glazed look of panic when they come upon the circular roads. Well, researchers say you should fear not.
Alcohol may have been a factor in a crash that killed two young men in Clarksville on Friday. The tragic car crash happened in the 1500 block of Madison Street in Clarksville. It was the city's first fatalities of the year.
The Franklin Police Department conducted its first sobriety checkpoint this year at one that is dedicated to a family involved in a deadly drunk driving accident back in 1971. Photos of the couple's daughters and nephew were posted at the checkpoint, about a half-mile where the accident took place. The checkpoint is at Murfreesboro Road near Clovercoft Road.