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Police in Tennessee are in the process of investigating a multi-vehicle crash that injured one. This incident occurred Oct. 18, in the Memphis area. Following motor vehicle accidents, such as this one, victims may be entitled to seek compensation for their losses through legal means.

According to reports, at approximately 10:30 p.m., a semitrailer and several other vehicles collided on Interstate 55. How or why it happened is still unclear. Investigators are still in the process of trying to sort out the details. Authorities have not indicated if any of the drivers involved will face criminal charges.

One person suffered injuries in the event. He or she was transported to an area hospital with undisclosed injuries. The identity as well as the current condition of this individual is unknown.

While, based on the limited news reports, there is not a lot to go on in this particular case, if negligence contributed to the event, the injured victim may be entitled to seek compensation for his or her losses. In Tennessee, victims of motor vehicle accidents have the right to pursue civil claims against those individuals believed responsible for their losses if the proper elements exist in their cases. An experienced personal injury attorney can assist the victim in this case by reviewing the details of the crash and, if deemed appropriate, filing any applicable claims against all those who may be held responsible. Partial or full compensation may be achieved by negotiating a fair settlement out of court or litigating the matter before a judge.