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Memphis, TN - Accident News and Resources including car, bicycle, motorcycle and truck accidents and much more.

Memphis, Tennessee - Renowned for music, food, and Elvis Presley's Graceland

Memphis, along the Mississippi River in southwest Tennessee, is known for its music and food. Blues, jazz and rock 'n' roll spill out from the clubs along Beale Street, and restaurants dish up amazing barbecue and soul food. Elvis Presley, B.B. King and Johnny Cash recorded albums at the legendary Sun Studio, and Presley’s Graceland mansion is a popular attraction.

At the center of a major distribution network, Memphis works from a broad economic base as it continues to diversify its employment opportunities. Historically a trading center for cotton and hardwood, Memphis is the headquarters for major manufacturing, services, and other business concerns. The city is home to three Fortune 500 company headquarters: FedEx, AutoZone, and International Paper

Travel options to Memphis include:

The Memphis International Airport (MEM) serves an average of 140,000 passengers every month.

Use the Memphis Area Transit Authority to get around town by bus:

Go to 511 Traffic and Travel Information to view traffic conditions by region. And to find out current weather conditions in Memphis, go to Accuweather.com.

Links to recent accidents in the Memphis area:

Memphis car accidents

Memphis truck accidents;

Memphis bus accidents

Memphis boating accidents;

Memphis pedestrian accidents;

Memphis motorcycle accidents;

Memphis train accidents.

If you are looking for information on a specific crash that happened in Memphis, go to the link above for the accident type you are seeking.

If you know someone who has been injured in a Memphis accident, the major regional hospitals are:

Baptist Memorial Hospital;

St. Francis Hospital Memphis;

Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare.

Memphis grief support information for accident victims

When a loved one is killed in a motor-vehicle accident, it is often helpful for grieving family and friends to get help from a grief support organization. It can be comforting to talk with others going through a similar situation, and the road to recovering from the loss may go more smoothly. Go here to get information on Memphis grief support therapists and organizations.

Memphis legal information for accident victims

After someone has been injured or killed in a motor-vehicle crash in Memphis, many decisions need to be made immediately and questions need to be answered. For example, how much of the medical costs will be covered by the insurance policy? How does PIP insurance help with medical bills immediately? What if the at-fault driver has no insurance?

Where to find legal assistance after a Memphis injury accident

After a serious crash, it is crucial to get help from a Memphis injury attorney who understands the local regulations and legal standards, who knows how insurance policies work, and who can handle all aspects of an insurance claim so the injured person can focus on recovery. If someone is killed in a collision caused by negligence, a Memphis injury lawyer will launch a claim that will begin the process of financial recovery for the family members left behind. 

Rank: 
47
Percent of U.S: 
1
State: 
Tennessee

Most recent accident reports

A car attempting to park at a Social Security Administration building on South Third Street in South Memphis ended up crashing into the front door.

Date: 
Sunday, February 2, 2014
Type: Car Accident

A Whiteville, Tenn. police officer was killed in a car crash Monday afternoon.

The crash happened at the intersection of Van Buren Road and West Fork Road in Hardeman County.

Date: 
Sunday, January 26, 2014
Type: Car Accident

Two Shelby County Sheriff's deputies were transported to the hospital after their patrol vehicle was involved in an accident with a Ford F-150, according to the Shelby County Sheriff's Office.

Date: 
Sunday, January 26, 2014
Type: Car Accident

The Shelby County Fire Department were on the scene of a two-vehicle accident resulting in serious injuries at Hacks Cross and Stateline Road.

Date: 
Thursday, January 23, 2014
Type: Car Accident

One person is dead after a traffic accident involving a pedestrian at Poplar and Kirby. Police have shut down westbound Poplar Avenue at Kirby Parkway due to the Tuesday morning accident.

Date: 
Monday, January 20, 2014

One person is dead after a traffic accident involving a pedestrian at Poplar and Kirby. Police have shut down westbound Poplar Avenue at Kirby Parkway due to the Tuesday morning accident.

Date: 
Monday, January 20, 2014

An 81-year-old man is dead after being hit by a car in a traffic accident that also slightly injured a police officer late Monday, police said.

Date: 
Sunday, January 5, 2014
Roadway: 
Union St.

Grieving family members are upset that the man who was behind the wheel of a car that crashed into two trees and a house, killing one of the four passengers, is free on the street.

Date: 
Sunday, January 5, 2014
Roadway: 
Unknown
Type: Car Accident
An off-duty Memphis Police officer was killed in a single-vehicle accident on Interstate 55, just before 11 Wednesday night.
Date: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Roadway: 
I-55
Type: Car Accident

Memphis police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run accident, which happened early Saturday morning on I-55 near Shelby Drive.

Date: 
Friday, December 27, 2013
Roadway: 
I-55
Type: Car Accident
A Memphis driver was rushed to the hospital after colliding with a train Friday morning. The accident happened at the railroad crossing on Hollywood Street, near Liberty Bowl Stadium.
Date: 
Thursday, December 26, 2013
A car rear-ended a bus at a Collierville intersection Wednesday. The bus was taking 32 students home from Bailey Station Elementary when the accident occurred shortly before 4:30 p.m. at Shea Road and Poplar Avenue.
Date: 
Tuesday, December 17, 2013

At least one person is dead after an accident involving a CSX train and a vehicle in Haywood County, according to Brownsville police.

Tennessee Highway Patrol said the accident happened at Shaw Chapel Road around 3 p.m. Wednesday.

Date: 
Tuesday, December 10, 2013

A police officer was involved in a five-vehicle accident on Interstate 40 Westbound, just before Danny Thomas. Police say that no one involved was seriously injured.

This multi-car accident was reported around 9:45 a.m. on Monday.

Date: 
Sunday, December 1, 2013
Roadway: 
I-40

With her 8-month-old daughter in the car, Nicole Berg allegedly used her SUV to plow into a car containing her ex-boyfriend and his new girlfriend.

Date: 
Monday, November 25, 2013
Roadway: 
Summer Ave.