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Man faces charges in relation to hit-and-run accident

Garcia Guerrero is facing several charges for a car accident that occurred near Elvis Presley and Brooks in Memphis, Tennessee on July 10 at around 6:02 p.m., Memphis police investigators said.

According to preliminary investigations, a person driving a 2007 Mercedes Benz north along Elvis Presley reported that he was hit by a 2004 Pontiac Grand Am on the rear of his car. When the Mercedes Benz driver left his vehicle to inspect the damage done to his car by the offending vehicle, the Grand Am sped away and continued heading north.

However, the Grand Am crashed into a utility pole about 1,300 feet north of Elvis Presley and Brooks, making it possible for police authorities to identify the driver of the vehicle who caused the earlier accident.

Guerrero is facing charges of failure to exercise due care, leaving the scene of an accident, violation of financial law, and having no drivers’ license. Directly following the accident, he was taken to the Regional Medical Center at Memphis with serious injuries.

The John Michael Bailey Injury Lawyers in Memphis represent those who have been injured in accidents caused by reckless drivers. Call our offices at (844) 275-8422 today to learn more about pursuing financial compensation from those responsible.



Teen killed in Memphis moped accident

A 15-year-old boy was killed in a moped accident that may have involved a hit and run, according to WHBQ on June 21.

The victim and his friend were riding their mopeds along University Street in Memphis when a 2000 Nissan Maxima began driving recklessly in their direction. The friend said it was swerving back and forth. The victim’s friend was able to avoid the vehicle, but he heard his friend’s moped crash behind him. It was not clear whether or not the victim’s moped was actually struck by the vehicle, or if the crash happened as an attempt to avoid it.

Memphis police said the boy succumbed to critical injuries at a local hospital the day after the accident.

Community members believe speed bumps should be installed on this road in order to prevent accidents like this from happening. This street is a popular place for teenagers to ride their scooters.