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Three Wal-Mart Workers Injured In Putnam County Pedestrian Accident

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According to WVTF-TV, three Wal-Mart employees were hurt in Putnam County after a vehicle plowed into an outdoor break area on December 21, 2013.

The Cookeville Police Department said the incident happened just after 6:30 p.m. at the Walmart located on Jefferson Avenue in Cookeville. Police said that the three employees were sitting under a metal canopy when a truck crashed into them. They said the vehicle’s headlights were off at the time of the crash.

The driver of the truck said that he had been “working all night and was tired from shopping all day”, following the crash. A child was also in the vehicle when the incident took place.

One of the employees struck was reportedly critically injured, while the other two employees suffered non-life threatening injuries. Police are continuing to investigate the accident.


This is a shocking story. As we reported on Monday, pedestrian and truck accidents can lead to catastrophic injuries like paralysis, traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, amputations and severe burns.

Victims of negligent drivers should contact our Nashville car accident attorney who can determine who was at fault for a pedestrian crash.

If your family was injured or killed in a car accident caused by another driver’s negligence, we may be able to help you bring those responsible to justice. Call us today at (615) 866-3938 to schedule a free case review.

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