A fatal three-car crash in Memphis has left one person dead and injured two others, including a 4-year-old girl who is in critical condition. The accident happened near the intersection of Walnut Grove Road and Farm Road just before 11 a.m. The two people taken to the hospital were a girl and her mother. The other was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. Memphis Police Department is continuing to investigate the crash and witnesses say speeding may be the cause.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports one of the most prevalent factors contributing to traffic crashes is that of speeding. Speeding caused more than 30 percent of all fatal auto accidents in 2012, according to the NHTSA. Also, 10,219 lives were lost in speeding- related crashes in 2012.
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