A single-vehicle accident on Murfreesboro Road, near Mt. View Road, resulted in the death of an individual. The accident occurred in front of a Publix in Nashville, Tennessee around 2 p.m. last Monday, June 20.
The Metro Nashville Police Department identified the victim as 29-year-old Smyrna resident Joshua Abendroth. According to preliminary investigations, Abendroth was travelling in a 2001 Toyota Sequoia SUV when the vehicle crossed into the northbound lanes of traffic and then crashed into a utility pole. Both Abendroth and another passenger were ejected from the vehicle. Abendroth was declared dead at the scene of the accident. The other person in the vehicle was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center for the treatment of his critical injuries. Police officers confirmed both men will undergo toxicology tests. Authorities are still investigating the crash to determine who was driving the vehicle when the incident took place.
At John Michael Bailey Injury Lawyers, we regularly witness the effect of accidents such as this one. We are saddened to hear about the loss to the community, and our thoughts are with the families of the victims.