Two young people were involved in a tragic car accident which resulted in the death of the driver of the one vehicle involved. As is the case in many car accidents, the families of the young victims must now work to come to terms with their devastation. This may not be easy, especially in light of the fact that the victims were only 21 and 18 years old at the time of the crash.
The car containing the two young people was traveling on Tennessee’s I-40 East in Jefferson County when the crash occurred. For an unknown reason, the driver of the car lost control and the vehicle rolled multiple times. During the accident the driver, who was not wearing a seat belt, was ejected from the vehicle. He died at the scene.
The young woman who was the passenger in the car was injured, though the severity of the injuries sustained were not clear at the time of the crash. Reports indicate that she was wearing a seat belt. Police may conduct an investigation to answer the question as to what led to the driver losing control and the vehicle rolling over three times. No details were released regarding an investigation. Perhaps in time, the surviving victim will be able to shed light on the events leading up to the crash.
Car accidents such as this one are a tragedy to both a family and a community. The loss of young life in any way is a sad occurrence, but perhaps more so when there are no answers. If her injuries are severe the surviving victim of this crash may have an extended period of recovery before she returns to her normal life. Regardless of her physical injuries, she may also suffer emotionally as she recalls the details of the fatal accident. Injured parties in Tennessee may find the need to seek experienced help to maintain financial stability in the face of medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
Source: wbir.com, “One person killed and another injured in a accident on I-40 E. in Jefferson County,” Aug. 13, 2012