24 Vehicle Pile-up Near Jackson, Tennessee Closes Interstate

CDL Life News  reported on January 12, 2018 that at least 16 semis and eight cars were involved in a chain reaction accident on Interstate I-40 near Jackson Tennessee. The accident happened about 1:00 p.m. Police investigating the accident claim that the bad winter weather was a major contributor. The interstate was closed to take clear the vehicles. There was no report of death or injuries. Issues involved in multi-vehicle crashes Accidents involving many trucks and other vehicles are extremely complex. Only lawyers who have extensive experience can competently handle them. The reasons multi-vehicle cares are difficult are: It’s hard to determine who’s at fault. The starting point for chain-reaction cases is to examine who first failed to hit their brakes on time, was speeding, or didn’t comply with a local traffic law. The difficulty is then figuring out which trucks hit which cars, in which order, at what rates of speed. Snow and ice conditions only…

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