In reviewing year to date statistics from the Tennessee State Government on fatal crashes in Middle Tennessee, the reality and truth are disturbing. And, at Weir & Kestner, we see every day the toll these horrific accidents have on people. In the Nashville area, accident deaths in 2017 have already surpassed 2016. Coffee County, which technically is included in the Chattanooga area for reporting purposes, has seen an increase from 4 fatalities in 2016 to 10 fatalities already this year. Here is a breakdown of all the counties included in the Nashville area:

These trends should give everyone pause. Always drive in a safe manner, and limit roadway distractions, such as a phone. You owe it to your loved ones.

 

County

2016

2017 (through 8/10/2017)

Cheatham 3 4
Davidson 43 47
Dickson 11 12
Houston 1 1
Humphreys 3 7
Montgomery 10 13
Robertson 9 6
Rutherford 26 23
Stewart 5 1
Sumner 13 5
Williamson 5 14
Wilson 16 12

Total

145

145

 

These trends should give everyone pause. Always drive in a safe manner, and limit roadway distractions, such as a phone. You owe it to your loved ones.

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