According to recent news reports from Nashville Tennessee one person has died following a fatal 18-wheeler accident that occurred on Tuesday May 17 around 3:58 a.m. on Briley Pkwy near Clarksville Pike. The fatal trucking accident involved a jackknifed 18-wheeler and a vehicle that reportedly had flipped over. One other vehicle may have also been involved in the wreck. Few details are currently known.
Following a fatal trucking accident a number of entities may be held civilly liable for the consequences of the accident depending on the particular circumstances of the wreck. For instance if negligent driving by a truck driver may have played a role both the driver and their employer can be held liable. However if other issues such as a mechanical malfunction the negligent driving of a passenger vehicle driver or a shifting cargo load in an 18-wheeler may have played a contributing role in this unfortunate accident other entities may be held liable for the wreck. Often multiple parties negligent behavior contribute to such accidents and the work of a third party investigation may be pursued in order to ensure that all such liable parties are discovered and held fully accountable for their actions resulting in the loss of life.