SUV Vs. Pedestrian Accident on Old Fort Parkway at New Salem Road in Murfreesboro

May 26, 2022 at 08:42 am by WGNS

Photo looking towards New Salem Rd. next to TN College of Applied Technology

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. –  According to police, the victim in the vehicle Vs. pedestrian accident was a three-year-old child. See the UPDATED NEWS STORY HERE.


Previous release before media were made aware of the fact that the pedestrian was a 3-year-old: A pedestrian was struck by an oncoming vehicle just before 8:00 Thursday morning in Murfreesboro. Police had to shut down the westbound lanes of Old Fort Parkway near New Salem Road to investigate the accident. The collision occurred near the Tennessee College of Applied Technology. Murfreesboro Police report an SUV struck the pedestrian.

Old Fort Parkway near New Salem Road later reopened around 10:00, Thursday morning. MPD Public Information Officer Larry Flowers told WGNS NEWS, “The pedestrian who was hit is in stable condition. No charges are expected to be filed against the driver at this time; however, the investigation continues.” See another photo below...

Source: MPD

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