The 19-year old man killed in the crash on NW Broad Street around 10:30 Wednesday morning (11/6/2019) has been identified as Justin Lee Howard of Readyville. An autopsy has been requested. The case remains under investigation by the Fatal Accident Crash Team (F.A.C.T.)
The accident happened around eight Tuesday morning near the intersection of State Route 53 and East High Street in Woodbury.
A 16-year-old Christiana resident who was riding his bike was struck by a motorist Thursday afternoon near the Rockvale schools. The accident was on Highway 99.
A man is facing multiple charges after a serious injury crash with a semi-truck that left two passengers trapped Thursday night (Aug. 22), closing parts of Memorial Blvd. for hours.
Nathaniel Sherman, who is a Belmont Law Student interning at the Rutherford County District Attorney's Office, explains...
UPDATE: Garieon Simmons, accused of stealing a Cadillac Escalade from a funeral home in Manchester, TN and then fleeing from police in Murfreesboro, will head to trial September 16, 2019.
An accident in Smyrna on Sunday night around 10 left a mother dead and her two sons seriously injured.
This past Saturday morning (12/15/18) just after 7 am, there was a fatal crash involving a 2004 Buick and a bicycle.
A Murfreesboro man broke his back in a home lawn mowing accident. Ronnie Stapleton was transported to Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital...
Wednesday's death of Daniel Jones, 26, in a construction area at Centennial Medical Center on Patterson Street appears to be accidental.
The man killed Tuesday night when he lost control of his motorcycle on I-24 East near the Old Hickory Boulevard exit is identified as...
An accident on the popular Center Hill Lake resulted in serious injuries this past Labor Day weekend.
Anyone with information about the Ford Fiesta, which is believed to be a 2017 or 2018 model, is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463. The car did sustain damage.
He had just sold his motorcycle and was riding it to deliver it to the new buyers when his kickstand went down causing him to lose control. His road to rehabilitation could have led him anywhere...
30-year-old Lauren R. Garner, 2-year-old Willow Frisbee, and 1-year-old Chrimson Frisbee were killed Monday morning in a one-vehicle crash on Hwy 108 near the Marion/Grundy County line.
Nashville authorities say that a LaVergne woman is wanted for questions related to the crash.
WGNS has an update on a rollover accident that was reported on Tuesday (5/29/18/) in Murfreesboro involving a van on I-24 near Medical Center Parkway.
A serious auto accident that occurred on Highway 70 near the Old Woodbury Hwy in Rutherford County is being investigated by the Tennessee Highway Patrol.
They are among 12 people who have died from traffic crashes this year in Rutherford County. Seven of those people were not wearing seat belts. Four people who died were riding motorcycles.
Recently, the Bedford County Sheriff's Office reported that a young girl was struck and killed by a riding lawn mower. The incident occurred at a home on U.S. 41A North between Shelbyville and Unionville.
A serious auto accident occurred on I-24 at the Sam Ridley Parkway exit in Smyrna on Monday (2/5/18).
The motorcyclist fatally injured Tuesday at 7:20 a.m. in the intersection of Old Hickory Boulevard and Burning Tree Drive in Nashville has been identified as Dustin Yates, 24, of Rockvale, Tennessee.
According to the trooper's report, the vehicle that was struck was damaged so badly that the markings on the vehicle were impossible to make out to identify what type of car it was. Also, it was not possible to identify the two people killed in the crash.
44 year-old Karen E Anderson of Bradyville, TN was driving her 2003 Nissan westbound on Noah Road when she apparently lost control.
An accident with injuries landed a Murfreesboro woman behind bars. The wreck occurred on Bridge Avenue near the New Salem Highway.
A Trooper saw and approached the vehicle were it had stopped to check on the driver. At this time the Trooper observed the driver to allegedly be under the influence with the driver refusing to exit the SUV and left the scale complex at a high rate of speed.
Nissan Drive at Enon Springs Road is back open after an overnight crash. Smyrna Police report a crash involving a car hauler and a van around 8pm Tuesday kept the intersection closed for nearly 12-hours.
Around 10:00 o'clock Tuesday morning two Murfreesboro motorcycle officers were enroute to an injury accident when something went wrong and they collided at the intersection of Northwest Broad Street and Hamilton Drive.
A Cannon County man has died at Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga nearly a month after being injured in a crash that killed a McMinnville teenager.
There was no indication of impairment on the part of a College Grove man after a pedestrian in Nashville was struck and killed...
A cement mixing truck ran off the roadway on Memorial Blvd Monday in Murfreesboro.
Arthur J Mantone Jr age 79 of Hillsboro was struck and killed while checking his mailbox.
I-24 East just before Medical Center Parkway was shut down due to an accident around 5:30 on Tuesday evening in Murfreesboro..
While school is not in session, the Blackman High School family has been dealt a blow with the death of two students while three others were injured in a weekend car crash.
One of the two teens killed in the crash that also injured three other Blackman High School students has been identified by his family.
The Blackman community came together to mourn the loss of two teens and pray for the recovery for three others hurt in a car crash.
64 Year old Roger Oris died late Friday afternoon from injuries received when his pickup truck overturned on Interstate 840...
Courtney Barrett appeared in court for sentencing late last month. Barrett is the woman who plead guilty after striking and killing a woman riding a scooter on July 10, 2016.
Tuesday (6/27/2017) morning's six-vehicle crash at the intersection of Fortress and John R. Rice Boulevards (Manson Pike) here in Murfreesboro is believed to have started at a Franklin, Tennessee church.
Three people including an Algood city police officer were involved in a two vehicle crash Monday evening in Smithville.
A LaVergne man died after wrecking his motorcycle on I-24 this past Tuesday night.
Sunday (2/19/17) afternoon around 12:30pm near AEDC on the Wattendorf Memorial Highway at the Exit 117 Interstate 24 overpass there was a 2-vehicle crash.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol reported that the victim slammed into the rear of a tractor trailer truck, never slowing down.
A serious auto accident occurred on Interstate 24 in Rutherford County just before the 1:00 hour Monday afternoon.
Evidently, a construction worker fell from the top of a home being built that was over 12-feet high.
In nearby Coffee County, a man is in trouble with the law after his child was said to have been ejected from the vehicle he was driving when he allegedly had an accident.
UPDATE: A total of three people were killed in a Wednesday (1/4/16) night accident on Highway 99 in Murfreesboro near Armstrong Valley Road. The wreck occurred shortly after 8PM.
The report says that a Toyota driven by Rohan C Myton, age 18 of Antioch, TN was traveling eastbound and ran off the roadway crossing the median.
A wrong way driver on I-24 early Tuesday morning may have driven as many as 20-miles before crashing in Rutherford County in the La Vergne area. WGNS' Ron Jordan has more...
Apparently, the driver of the crashed Toyota Celica was speeding on I-24 and lost control while changing lanes.
We have more details on the Rutherford County School Bus accident that occurred on Friday.
Around 2:00 on Wednesday afternoon, a man in a motorized wheelchair was struck by an oncoming car in Murfreesboro.
A rollover accident took place near Southeast Broad at Ash Streets Wednesday morning. The wreck was next to the Discovery Center of Murfreesboro.
The accident occurred on East Jefferson Pike. Reports indicate the truck was part of the MBI trucking fleet that is based in Illinois.
A 34 year old Murfreesboro man who was said to be driving a 1993 Cadillac with a temp tag on the back has been arrested after allegedly running from the scene of an accident.
UPDATE: Details have not been released, but the accident victim was transported to Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville.
A Murfreesboro woman is free on bond after a rollover crash on I-65 led to her arrest for DUI in Franklin, Tennessee.
UPDATE: As of Thursday (9/22/16), Guess was listed as being in critical, but stable condition at Vanderbilt Medical Center.ht.
A Murfreesboro woman in a motorized wheelchair was struck by a motorist on Wednesday around 9:00 in the morning.
Prior to the fatal crash, Kostyk was driving his 2007 Hyundai Elantra south on I-65 when he struck the center concrete barrier at the I-40 overpass.
According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Matthew Waylon Oakley, age 21 of Manchester was killed in a motorcycle accident Thursday morning.
An accident involving a tractor trailer truck and a car on South Church Street looked to be much more serious than it actually was, as far as injuries go.
The Fatal Accident Crash Team is investigating a pedestrian verses car accident that occurred on Saturday night in Murfreesboro.
WGNS has more information on a serious auto crash that occurred Wednesday morning on I-24 in Rutherford County near the Beechgrove Exit.
A bicyclist was struck by an unknown person driving a minivan in Murfreesboro early Monday morning. The accident occurred on NW Broad Street near Thompson Lane.
According to witness statements, the suspect vehicle dragged Denton's scooter for approximately one quarter of a mile before the driver stopped, got out and removed the wreckage from underneath the vehicle.
When Police arrived at the scene, they found Mr. Herman standing in the middle of the street with his bike overturned.
UPDATE: WGNS has more news on two semi-trucks that were involved in a Wednesday morning accident on I-24 in Rutherford County.
A car and a truck wrecked and overturned on I-24 Thursday afternoon around 12.
The report that WGNS obtained also read, "Mr. Ingram admitted to snorting approximately .5 grams of heroine at approximately 11:00 AM. The accident happened an hour and 40 minutes later this past Sunday.
Amazingly, there were no serious injuries when a motorcycle crashed into a Honda SUV on Tuesday morning in the Rockvale area of Rutherford County.
A Smyrna man died after a construction related accident in Nashville on Wednesday morning.
A 23 year old Smyrna resident was injured in a Sunday accident on I-24 involving three vehicles.
A woman driving a red Nissan Altima is believed to have caused an accident on Tuesday afternoon. The incident unfolded on Broad Street at Singer Road, according to witnesses and victims.
An accident on I-24 at mile marker 89 or the Buchanan Road exit has the eastbound lanes shut down.
Motorist stopped and kept the accident victims in the two vehicles involved calm until Sheriff Deputies, Paramedics and Fire Personal arrived on the scene.
7-year old twins, James and John Hill of Hillsboro along with Parks were killed.
The horrendous traffic tie-ups on I-24 due to an overturned semi Monday were reportedly caused by two men drag racing. Now, the two men are in jail.
A 22 year old man was seriously injured in a one car crash Thanksgiving day on Four Seasons Road in nearby DeKalb County.
A 25 year old Woodbury man, who apparently tried to outrun the law in a pursuit, wrecked his automobile Saturday morning on Highway 56 in DeKalb County.
An investigation into a motorcycle verses bicyclist accident continues in the Barfield area.
We have more information on an accident that unfolded in Nashville at the Harding Place exit on I-24. Evidently, the man who was driving the 1996 Freightliner tanker truck that overturned was from Murfreesboro.
After the wreck happened, the driver of the car fled the scene and has not been seen since. As of Tuesday (May 5, 2015), an arrest has not been made.
A motorcycle wreck reported on Saturday morning shortly after midnight had a positive outcome, considering the fact that it was indeed a motorcycle wreck. We are using the word positive loosely, as the operator of the bike was charged with DUI number two.
An accident occurred on Interstate 24 eastbound near mile-marker 121 on Thursday morning just before 10am. According to emergency workers...
One of the many crashes investigated this past Friday afternoon (2/20/2015) included a tractor-trailer that jack-knifed and blocked part of Interstate 24 at the state Route 840 interchange westbound in Rutherford County.
A Winchester teenager was killed in an accident on I-24 eastbound in Coffee County Sunday afternoon.
A serious auto accident occurred on Wednesday morning around 6:30. The wreck happened on State Route 840 near Sulpher Springs Road in Murfreesboro.
A serious auto accident occurred on Wednesday morning around 6:30. The wreck happened on State Route 840 near Sulpher Springs Road in Murfreesboro.
UPDATE. A fatal crash occurred in Rutherford County and authorities are looking for the driver of the car believed to have caused the mishap...
A Shelbyville youth lost his life in a single-vehicle accident this past Friday afternoon on Fairfield Pike.
Interstate 24 had to be shut down after a Tuesday evening accident in Davidson County.
A Cannon County woman was killed this past Friday night in a car crash. The young mother leaves behind two children.
We have additional news on the Monday (9/29/14) afternoon crash that occurred on I-24 in LaVergne.
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department, Murfreesboro Police Department, and Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident involving a car and SUV in front of the McDonald's on South Rutherford Boulevard around 4:30 Monday morning.
Reports indicate one of two persons on a motorcycle this past Saturday has sadly passed away...
UPDATE: On Wednesday morning (9/17/2014) Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department units extricated one victim from a two car motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Clark and Jones.
WGNS has learned that the man who was killed in an accident on Interstate 24 at Haywood Lane was a resident of Rutherford County. The accident occurred around 3:00 on Tuesday afternoon.
One person was flown by Life Flight Helicopter to Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville with serious injuries.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol report that 52-year old Billy D. Melton, Jr. fell asleep at the wheel...
Another serious motorcycle accident occurred on 231 South on Saturday afternoon around 1:30. In the crash, two bikers on separate motorcycle's went down near the Midland Fosterville Road intersection.
An accident that occurred in front of the new Dunkin’ Donuts on South Church Street in Murfreesboro was apparently not as serious as it looked.
Sgt. Bill Miller with the THP told WGNS on Thursday, no charges have been brought against...
A Murfreesboro man who has been charged with DUI twice before has been rearrested after a fender bender, according to police.
A Kittrell Volunteer Fire Department tanker flips and injures two firefighters. It happpened around noon on Kittrell Halls Hill Road as they were headed to a Readyville fire.
We have more news on the pedestrian who was struck by a Murfreesboro Police car on Wednesday night. The accident occurred on Old Fort Parkway in front of the Target store around 10 PM.
A coworker by the name of Donald Curlee, stated that he and Mr. Wiser were cutting tries on a hill side when the accident occured.
A fatal accident occurred on Medical Center Parkway Saturday night in Murfreesboro. Sgt. Kyle Evans with the Murfreesboro Police Department, told WGNS...
The student who was driving the car is lucky to be alive. See the pictures...
A car overturned on Cedar Grove Road off the Manchester Highway Tuesday morning. A witness at the scene of the wreck told WGNS…
44 year old Christal Cantrell of Murfreesboro and 36 year old Matthew Phillips of Smyrna were treated at the scene by DeKalb EMS but refused transport to the hospital.
We have been told that one person has since been arrested in connection with the accident. Names have not been released.
We have additional details on a 9:30, Thursday morning accident that occurred on I-24 just past the city limits of Murfreesboro.
The victim received non-life threatening, but serious injuries. He was transported by ambulance to St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital.
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s District 7 responded to a one car motor vehicle accident at Oakleigh Drive and Sulphur Springs Road shortly before 8:00 Monday night.
We have confirmed further details of a head on crash that occurred Monday, just before the lunch hour at the Smyrna / Murfreesboro line. The wreck occurred Monday morning on the Old Nashville Highway near the intersection of Amanda Way and left the driver of the car that is believed to have caused the wreck dead. It also appears as if State Troopers believe that alcohol was involved in the wreck.
A serious auto accident occurred Saturday night in Smyrna on Interstate 24 near the Sam Ridley Parkway exit. A car being driven by a 26-year old man slammed into the rear of a vehicle that was slowed due to traffic.
Sgt. Bill Miller with the Tennessee Highway Patrol told WGNS that one person was ejected from the vehicle and a second was trapped in the vehicle when Troopers arrived on the scene Monday evening. Sgt. Miller confirmed that all three occupants of the vehicle are siblings.
Murfreesboro Police Sgt. Kyle Evans told WGNS in an email that a serious auto accident occurred on Memorial Blvd. at Heritage Park Drive around 6 p.m., Monday night...
Sheriff Deputies placed Ontha under arrest and determined that he appeared to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol. As a result, he was charged with his 3rd DUI and evading arrest in a motor vehicle
The 28-year old man who died while crossing the street near the MTSU Murphy Center this past week in Murfreesboro will be remembered on Wednesday during a special service at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church.
We have an update on a fatal accident that occurred on Friday morning near the MTSU Murphy Center. Sgt. Kyle Evans told WGNS that 28-year old David R. Chitwood of Haynes Drive was crossing...
MTSU was informed by Murfreesboro Police that David R. Chitwood died this morning as a result of a collision at the intersection of Middle Tennessee Boulevard and Greenland Drive on the northwest edge of campus.
A serious accident was reported on Monday afternoon around 2:00 in Murfreesboro. The wreck occurred in front of Carpets by Ozburn on NW Broad Street.
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