Serious Single-Vehicle Crash Causes Road Closure on Lebanon Pike

Dec 30, 2023 at 12:52 am by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, TN - A serious auto accident unfolded on Friday night around 11:30 PM on Highway 231, commonly known as Lebanon Pike, near the intersection with Cherry Lane in Murfreesboro. The crash involved a single vehicle, an SUV, which collided with a utility pole, causing downed power lines and prompting an immediate response from Murfreesboro Police.

The wreck occurred near the VA Hospital, and authorities swiftly closed Cherry Lane at the intersection to facilitate the investigation and manage the aftermath of the incident. Both lanes of Cherry Lane were shut down as emergency responders attended to the scene of the one-vehicle injury crash.


Murfreesboro Police confirmed the closure of Cherry Lane in both directions, diverting traffic onto Central Valley Road to ensure the safety of motorists. The crash, transpiring at 11:28 PM on Friday night, led to significant disruptions as officials worked to not only investigate the incident thoroughly but also to clear the roadway of debris and downed power lines.

At the time of reporting, as of 12:45 AM on December 30, the crash site remains under investigation, and Cherry Lane continues to be closed. Authorities are diligently working to determine the cause of the accident, and traffic detours remain in place to redirect vehicles away from the affected area.

Motorists were advised to exercise caution and patience as emergency personnel strive to resolve the situation and restore normal traffic flow. Further updates on the investigation will be provided as they become available.

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