UPDATE: We have more information on a Friday, March 8 accident that occurred on Medical Center Parkway near Memorial Boulevard. Murfreesboro officers responded to the wreck around 1:00 at the intersection of Medical Center Parkway and Grantland Avenue. Sgt. Kyle Evans told us the crash involved two motor vehicles that were occupied by only the drivers.
One driver, Bonnie Murry, was extricated by Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue and Rutherford County Emergency Management Services. She was subsequently transported to Vanderbilt Hospital via Life Flight helicopter. 51 Year old Murry later died Saturday afternoon. The second driver, Larry Parker, was uninjured in the accident.
Official Release from Murfreesboro Police:
The 1985 Cadillac Deville operated by Murry made an abrupt turn in front of Parker’s Ford F-250. The truck struck the Cadillac on the driver’s side door. No criminal charges were filed against the driver of the truck.
On Friday, March 08, 2013 at 13:00 hours, officers responded to a serious bodily injury crash that occurred at the intersection of Medical Center Parkway and Grantland Avenue The crash involved two motor vehicles that were occupied by only the drivers. One driver, Ms. Bonnie Murry, was extricated by MFRD and RCEMS. She was subsequently transported to Vanderbilt Hospital via Life Flight helicopter. Ms. Murry died Saturday afternoon. The second driver was uninjured in the crash.
A vehicle (Brown, 1985 Cadillac Deville, TN Tag 330 PVC) operated by Ms. Bonnie Murry, was traveling West on Medical Center Parkway in the outside lane of traffic. A second vehicle (Red, 2003 Ford F250 Pick Up, TN Tag H9602Z) operated by Mr. Larry Parker was also traveling West on Medical Center Parkway in the inside lane of traffic, just behind the first vehicle. As the first vehicle approached the area of Grantland Ave, it began to slow as if it were going to make a right turn. At the same time, the second vehicle began to move over to the inside lane. The first vehicle began to enter Grantland Ave. and then made a sudden turn to the left. The first vehicle was then struck on the driver’s side front door in an angled collision by the second vehicle.
At this time we do not anticipate any criminal charges being placed against the driver of Vehicle #2.
The case remains under investigation by the Fatal Accident Crash Team (FACT).
Driver: Bonnie Murry, (DECEASED) DOB 11/16/1961, Address: 378 W. Main St., Auburntown, Tn 37016
Driver: Larry J. Parker, Address: 1119 Hanson Ct, Murfreesboro, Tn. 37129
Murfreesboro Police Sgt. Kyle Evans