I-65 Fiery Car Crash
Madison (August 01, 2019) – I-65 near Madison erupted into a fiery mangle when a Lexus SUV collided with a concrete median after haven been struck first by a sedan and then a much larger tractor trailer truck. Police reports indicate the the SUV seemed to have stopped for unknown reasons in a travel lane prior to being first struck by a Nissan Maxima.
The SUV was then struck a second time by a tractor trailer driver who states they had tried to swerve and avoid colliding with the smaller vehicle. Upon impact, the SUV spun out of control a few times prior to colliding with the median and erupting into flames. The tractor trailer then ended up swerving and clipping another tractor trailer, effectively blocking traffic.
Dental records were later used to identify the 58-year-old woman who had been driving the Lexus.
Our legal team feels the deepest empathy for all of those affected by this catastrophic accident. We would also like to strongly encourage drivers to be alert for stopped vehicles and other potential objects that may unexpectedly appear on the highways around Nashville. Also, for drivers to try and move out of traffic if they are experiencing difficulties.