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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 woman is behind bars and charged in a hit and run crash that killed a 59-year-old man from the Orange Mound community.

Date: 
Friday, March 28, 2014
Roadway: 
Deadrick Avenue

Interstate 40 at Canada Road in Lakeland was shutdown for hours after a crash involving multiple vehicles, according to the Shelby County Fire Department.

Date: 
Monday, March 24, 2014
Type: Car Accident
Daniel Ray George had just celebrated his 21st birthday when he was killed in a car accident involving one other vehicle along Goodman Road near I-55 in Southaven last Thursday night.
Date: 
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Roadway: 
Goodman Road
A 25-year-old man was killed when his car left the road and flipped early Wednesday morning, police said. The incident happened just after 3 a.m. near 75 S. Mendenhall in East Memphis.
Date: 
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Roadway: 
S. Mendenhall
Type: Car Accident

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.

Date: 
Saturday, March 8, 2014
Roadway: 
Tennessee 385
Date: 
Friday, March 7, 2014

Marshall County Sheriff Kenny Dickerson is recovering in a Memphis hospital after he was hurt in a wreck in Byhalia, Miss.

Date: 
Friday, March 7, 2014
Type: Car Accident

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.

Date: 
Friday, March 7, 2014
Type: Car Accident

Three Mitchell High School students were involved in a car accident Thursday morning. Shelby County Schools confirms one of those students has died.

Date: 
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Type: Car Accident

Five people were sent to the hospital Thursday afternoon after a downtown crash, which involved a MATA bus.

Date: 
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Type: Bus Accident
A 36-year-old woman died early Saturday following a head-on collision between two vehicles at Millbranch and Oakwood in Whitehaven.
Date: 
Friday, February 21, 2014
Type: Car Accident
Topics: 
Head-on
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