One rushed to hospital after crash on Perkins near I-240
On Monday morning, a car crash occurred on Perkins near the Interstate 240 in Memphis, Tennessee. According to reports, the car veered off the highway and crossed the median into oncoming traffic. Officials on the scene stated that one person was rushed to the hospital shortly after the crash, with undisclosed injuries.
The identity of the victim has not been released as of yet. Law enforcement is still investigating if any drugs or alcohol were involved in the accident. All efforts will be made to preserve the life and safety of everyone involved.
The crash occurred when the car, traveling in the westbound lane on Perkins, veered off the highway and onto the median. The car then crossed into the oncoming traffic. It smashed into the median barrier and came to a sudden stop.
Two police cars responded to the scene immediately. Upon arriving, a paramedic rushed the injured person to the hospital. It is unclear at this time the extent of the injuries or what condition the person is currently in. Other drivers and passengers in the car were unharmed.
The incident is under investigation, and more information will be available in the coming days. It is still too soon to speculate, if any, the factors that may have caused the accident. It is possible that distracted driving, alcohol, or drugs were factors, although the official cause has yet to be released.
If you or someone you know is involved in a similar accident or in need of legal counsel, please contact the dedicated team of personal injury attorneys at The Law Offices of Johnson & Rohan. With years of combined experience, they will be able to best represent you and fight for your right to compensation.
This incident is an unfortunate reminder of the importance of driving safe on the highways. Take your time to adhere to speed limits and always pay attention to your surroundings. Do not use your phone or be distracted while behind the wheel. Adhering to basic traffic safety laws is the best way to avoid accidents.
At this time, our thoughts and prayers are with the victim and their family. Our community is committed to getting them through this difficult time. Keep your eyes open for updates regarding this incident as it develops.