Serious Motorcycle vs Auto Crash on Memorial Blvd.

Apr 20, 2022 at 09:51 pm by WGNS

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SEE UPDATED NEWS STORY HERE: https://www.wgnsradio.com/index.php/article/74441/update-car-vs-motorcycle-accident-on-wednesday-evening-in-murfreesboro

Previous: At 9:30 Wednesday night,  Murfreesboro Police told WGNS that all lanes of Memorial Boulevard had reopened.  Furthermore,  the preliminary investigation shows the car was traveling northbound and attempting to make a left turn into the Fifth Third Bank,  causing the motorcycle rider to slam into it. The motorcyclist is now listed as being in critical condition. The driver of the car was not hurt. The investigation continues. Scroll down for original report that was released shortly after the accident occurred. 

(MURFREESBORO) Previous Release: Murfreesboro Police had to shut down Memorial Boulevard from MTCS Drive to Heritage Park Drive due to a serious car verses motorcycle crash. The accident occurred around 6:00 o'clock Wednesday night (04/20/2022).

The driver of the car was not injured, but the motorcyclist was seriously injured. 

Preliminary reports appear the motorcyclist slammed into the rear passenger door of the older model silver 4-door Mercury with enough force to deploy the car's airbags as well as crush-in the rear passenger door. 

The road had to be closed down for several hours for Murfreesboro Police to investigate the collision. Again, both directions of Memorial Blvd. had to be shut down on Wednesday night.

 

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