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 crash involving multiple vehicles and a private ambulance sent five people to the hospital Thursday, one in critical condition.
Date: 
Wednesday, February 19, 2014

A man is fighting for his life after an early morning head-on crash that happened near the intersection of South Perkins Road and American Way in Memphis.

Date: 
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Type: Car Accident
A Wednesday morning school bus accident sent 18 people including students to Memphis hospitals. The crash happened at Winchester Road and South Goodlett Street, near Lamar Avenue.
Date: 
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Eleven people in a sport utility vehicle were critically injured in a crash that occurred at Berta Road and Shelby Drive on Tuesday night.
Date: 
Monday, February 17, 2014

A plane traveling from Ava, Missouri to Muscle Shoals, Alabama crashed in Chester County on Carl McGill Drive Friday night.

Date: 
Thursday, February 13, 2014

There were multiple accidents along Lamar Avenue in Memphis due to icy road conditions. At least one person was thrown from a vehicle and rushed to the hospital.

Date: 
Sunday, February 2, 2014
Roadway: 
Lamar Ave.
Type: Car Accident

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