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Fatal I-440 car accident may be the result of aggressive driving

A car accident is an event that can be devastating to a Nashville resident. A car accident can result in catastrophic personal injuries, massive medical expenses and leave victims in constant pain and suffering. Those impacted by car accidents have the right to file personal injury lawsuits against all responsible parties. A personal injury attorney can help hold a negligent driver accountable for his or her actions and obtain all of the compensation that a car accident victim is entitled to.

There many causes of Nashville car accidents. Many accidents are attributable to aggressive driving behavior and reckless driving. Aggressive drivers are a problem on local roads and often cause other drivers to lose control of their vehicles. Aggressive driving is especially dangerous on local highways because the increased speed of traffic makes a serious accident more likely.

Aggressive driving appears to be the cause of a fatal accident this morning. The accident happened on I-440 near the I-65 junction. A witness says that a driver was tailgating him and then passed him.

Upon passing the witness, the driver continued down the highway but then came upon slower traffic. This situation frequently results in a rear-end accident, but the aggressive driver lost control of his car and flew off the side of the road.

The red mustang appears to have hit a tree, but exact details of this accident have not been released yet. No other people appear to have been injured. It is unclear whether the driver was wearing a seat belt at the time of this crash.

Source: NewsChannel5, "Driver Killed In Crash On I-440 East At I-65," Nov. 16, 2011

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