Snow, slick roads wreaking havoc in Murfreesboro, driver urged to stay home

Jan 06, 2022 at 02:31 pm by WGNS


MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Heavy snowfall has covered the City of Murfreesboro, wreaking havoc on traffic, leaving drivers stranded, and police responding to multiple crashes.

Captain Cary Gensemer talks about some of the issues on area roadways...


Problems with motorists began as soon as the snow began falling at 7:30 Thursday morning.

Gensemer said the best thing to do...

The hours that followed after the snow hit resulted in multiple non-injury crashes in the city limits of Murfreesboro and several injury crashes throughout Rutherford County. 

Tow-truck drivers have been busy pulling cars out of ditches that included one TDOT salt truck.

City and TDOT snow-plow trucks continue to clear area roads and spread salt on primary streets.


In the Murfreesboro City Limits

To report a non-injury crash or stranded drivers, call the Murfreesboro Emergency Communications Center non-emergency number 615 893 1311.

In Rutherford County

To report non-injury accidents, you can call the Sheriff's Office Dispatch line at 615-898-7777.

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