Accident on Old Salem Road Leaves Bicyclist Seriously Injured

Feb 13, 2024 at 10:48 am by Chandelar Williams

Murfreesboro, TN - In a recent incident on Old Salem Road, a collision between a pickup truck and a bicyclist has resulted in serious injuries to the cyclist. The accident occurred as the driver of the pickup attempted to make a left turn onto Commercial Court.
Preliminary investigations suggest that the collision occurred when the pickup truck struck the bicyclist, causing significant harm. The injured bicyclist was swiftly transported to Vanderbilt Medical Center for urgent medical attention via helicopter.
As a consequence of the accident, Old Salem Road from Commercial Court to Captain Joe Fulghum Drive was temporarily closed to traffic. Authorities urged commuters to seek alternative routes and exercise caution while driving in the area.
Law enforcement officials have initiated an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash to determine the factors contributing to the incident.
The incident serves as a reminder of the importance of road safety and the need for vigilance among motorists and cyclists alike. Further updates on the investigation and the condition of the injured bicyclist are awaited as authorities continue their inquiries.
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