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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:
Links to recent accidents in the Memphis area:
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:
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.
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Most recent accident reports
A driver was killed and two passengers hurt early Friday when a sport utility vehicle overturned on Interstate 40 in Crittenden County.
The single-vehicle accident happened about 2:50 a.m. near the 270 mile marker west of West Memphis.
Two Olive Branch police officers are considered heroes Friday morning after jumping into a lake to save a woman and her 7-year-old granddaughter from their sinking van.
The man killed in a 10-car accident in Raleigh Wednesday apparently ran into several cars that were stopped for a red light, police said Thursday.
A 25-year-old man was killed when his car left the interstate early Friday morning, police said.
A two car crash in Memphis left one man dead late Saturday night.
Police say 33-year-old Josh Bichelman was making a left turn onto Walnut Grove Road from Mendenhall Road when 53 year-old Raymond Glover struck the victim's SUV.
A woman is behind bars and charged in a hit and run crash that killed a 59-year-old man from the Orange Mound community.
Interstate 40 at Canada Road in Lakeland was shutdown for hours after a crash involving multiple vehicles, according to the Shelby County Fire Department.
One person was killed and several others injured in a two-car crash early Sunday that sent both vehicles careening down an embankment off Tenn. 385 near Kirby.
A man is behind bars for crushing an Memphis police officer between a car while allegedly driving drunk.
Marshall County Sheriff Kenny Dickerson is recovering in a Memphis hospital after he was hurt in a wreck in Byhalia, Miss.
A 29-year-old man was ejected from his vehicle and killed early on Saturday in a one-car accident at Mendenhall and Marcel Cove, Memphis police said.
The wreck was reported at about 2:06 a.m.
Three Mitchell High School students were involved in a car accident Thursday morning. Shelby County Schools confirms one of those students has died.