Woman Killed During High-Speed Police Chase
Posted By Meyerkord & Meyerkord, LLC
A Murfreesboro woman was killed in an
auto accident during a high-speed chase, and her family has filed a $10 million lawsuit.
The woman died during a high-speed chase on June 24th conducted by the
Coffee County and Rutherford County Sheriff’s departments in Tennessee.
The lawsuit claims the deadly police chase was negligent and placed the
public in danger by continuing the high-speed pursuit and ultimately led
to the death of a young mother.
The lawsuit also includes a claim against Manchester Funeral Home and its
owner, accusing the man of playing a major role in the high-speed chase.
According to the lawsuit, the funeral home owner allegedly initiated the
high-speed chase with illegal installing blue and red lights on his SUV
that was stolen when it was left running with the keys inside. The owner
is the chairman of the Public Safety Committee for the county but was
not a law enforcement officer. The owner admitted to interfering with
police communications during the high-speed chase but claims he is not
to blame. While the incident may cause the man to lose his chairmanship
of the city’s public safety committee, the District Attorney has
an officer’s dash cams that as video evidence that the alderman
remained well behind the officers conducting the pursuit.
If you have lost someone you love due to negligence or misconduct by another
party, you may be able to hold that person or party accountable for their
actions by filing a wrongful death suit. To speak to a highly qualified
and skilled personal injury attorney about a wrongful death claim, please
contact Meyerkord and Meyerkord, LLC, today. You deserve the best on your side.