1 Dead In Early Sunday AM Smyrna, TN Crash

Dec 18, 2022 at 09:12 am by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN) A deadly two-vehicle crash took place shortly before 5:00 o'clock Sunday morning (12/18/2022) on Sam Ridley Parkway in front of the Smyrna Event Center.  One person died at the scene and another was taken to a local hospital. 

Town of Smyrna Public Information Officer Heather Kent told NewsRadio WGNS, "LifeFlight was called and the paramedics were working on one of the drivers. Unfortunately, that person passed away while being treated." 


One of the two vehicles involved is described as a sports car and the other was a small SUV. 

Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services transported the driver of the other vehicle to the ER. Smyrna Police along with Smyrna Fire-Rescue are working the fatal crash scene.

Traffic In Area 

The eastbound ramp from Lowry to Sam Ridley Pkwy is closed, along with all 4-lanes of traffic in front of the Smyrna Event Center. Officials expect that Sam Ridley Parkway in this area will remain closed until around 10:30AM (12/18/2022).

All traffic is being redirected to Threet Industrial and Nolan Drive to Murfreesboro Rd. 

NewsRadio WGNS will update this information as soon as more is available.

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