(MURFREESBORO) Shortly before 5:00 o'clock Saturday night (7/9/2022) there was a 3-vehicle crash on the New Salem Highway (Eagleville Highway, Highway 99) at Cason Lane.
Murfreesboro Police PIO Larry Flowers released that the preliminary Fatal Accident Crash Team (FACT) report indicates that a gray Ford F-250 pickup was traveling west on the New Salem Highway (toward town). The driver attempted a turn and went across the on-coming lane of traffic. At that point, a white Nissan Frontier pick-up slammed into the F-250. A 4-door Honda Civic traveling behind the Nissan crashed into that truck.
One male was seriously injured. His name and condition are not being released at this time.
The roadway was closed for several hours while the FACT team and others gathered evidence and cleared debris from the New Salem Highway.
Earlier report below:
(MURFREESBORO) Shortly before 5:00 o'clock Saturday night (7/9/2022) there was a serious crash on the New Salem Highway (Eagleville Highway, Highway 99) at Cason Lane.
Murfreesboro Police PIO Larry Flowers noted that both of the inbound lanes were closed for several hours on Saturday evening. Only one outbound lane was open.
The FACT Team (Fatal Accident Crash Team) was on-the-scene gathering evidence and making photographs, while others cleaned the debris from the roadway. The New Salem Highway was reopened around 7:00 o'clock.
At this time Murfreesboro Police are not releasing any information about the crash.