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

Knoxville, Tennessee - The perfect blend of southern hospitality and modern development

Knoxville is nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, against the banks of the Tennessee River.  Rich in culture and natural beauty, the unique destinations in Knoxville reflect the diversity of this historic city and its charming people.

The stable economy of the Greater Knoxville Area is one of the region's major assets. It is highly diversified, with no one employment sector accounting for more than 22% of the area's total employment. Recent years have seen substantial growth in the areas of trade, transportation, utilities, and financial activities.

Travel options to Knoxville include:

The McGhee Tyson Airport serves all of eastern Tennessee.

Use the Knoxville Area Transit (KAT) to get around town:

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

Links to recent accidents in the Knoxville area:

Knoxville car accidents

Knoxville truck accidents;

Knoxville bus accidents

Knoxville pedestrian accidents;

Knoxville aircraft accidents;

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

If you know someone who has been injured in a Knoxville accident, the major regional hospitals are Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, North Knoxville Medical Center, Parkwest Medical Center, and University of Tennessee Medical Center.

Knoxville 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 Knoxville grief support therapists and organizations.

Knoxville legal information for accident victims

After someone has been injured or killed in a motor-vehicle crash in Knoxville, 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 Knoxville injury accident

After a serious crash, it is crucial to get help from a Knoxville 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 Knoxville 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 3-year-old girl died Monday night after the tree fell and destroyed part of the home she was in. The child's mother and father and her 8-year-old brother were also inside, but no one else was hurt.
Date: 
Monday, June 8, 2015
City: 
Loudon, TN

  Shane Swiney was driving the ATV Monday night when he missed a left curve on a private trail off Barb Hollow Road and went airborne, striking several trees before the ATV landed at the bottom of a hill.

An SUV entered into oncoming traffic and crashed into a minivan head-on in Tennessee, killing six people, including three children who were traveling in the minivan.
Date: 
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Roadway: 
U.S. 411 South
Just before 6 p.m. Tuesday, 36-year-old Morrice Petrey of Evarts was riding his motorcycle on Kentucky 38 in the Shields community when he crossed the center line and crashed into a pickup driven by Lloyd Fleenor Jr.
Date: 
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Roadway: 
Kentucky 38
City: 
Harlan, KY
Type: Car Accident
54-year old Timothy Owens was airlifted to the University of Tennessee Medical Center after his truck hit a guardrail around 5:00 p.m. on Monday. He was driving southbound on U.S.
Date: 
Monday, March 2, 2015
Roadway: 
U.S. 25E
The teen who died in a four-wheeler accident in the Bayside Park neighborhood Sunday afternoon was identified as Chaz William Gill, 16, w
At about 9:55am, a 15-year-old boy was driving a car containing two 18-year-old men and his 16-year-old sister as passengers when he somehow lost control of the vehicle and struck a tree with the cars roof, crushing the vehicle and killing three of t
A Roane County girl died Saturday days after a collision involving an ambulance and a minivan carrying the child's famil
Date: 
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Roadway: 
Highway 95
Two school buses from Chilhowee Intermediate School and Sunnyview Primary School collided on the Ashville Highway in Knoxville Tuesday afternoon, killing two child
Date: 
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Jackie and Larry Sparks were both killed as their RV went down a hillside and struck some trees, while their daughter Debbie Dorrell survived, but was pinned inside and had to be flown to UT Medical Center.
Date: 
Monday, October 27, 2014
Roadway: 
I-75
Justin Mize, 31, died in a mining accident at the Nally and Hamilton mine in Bell County, Kentucky.
Date: 
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Roadway: 
Kentucky 92
Authorities claim two people aboard a small plane were injured when it crashed trying to land in Blount County. The Aeronca aircraft hit some trees while attempting to land on a privately-owned landing strip.
Date: 
Sunday, October 5, 2014
According to the local Sheriff's Office, a 2002 Mitsubishi Mirage crashed into the back of a flatbed tractor trailer just before the on-ramp from Watt Road. The tractor trailer was in traffic that had stopped because of a stalled vehicle.
Date: 
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Roadway: 
I-40E
The teen driver of the van was taken to U.T. Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. Gaston, who retired in October 2012 after serving 26 years with the Knoxville police department, wasn't wearing a seatbelt. 
Smith was found dead at the scene in a flipped car.
Date: 
Monday, September 1, 2014
Roadway: 
US 119
Type: Car Accident
Topics: 
Rollover