13 of 45 Pedestrian Involved Accidents Resulted in Death Between January 1, 2020 and October 6, 2022

Oct 07, 2022 at 05:58 pm by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, TN) Most people are pedestrians whether they walk or bicycle. The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office recently highlighted a national report that.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police Developing a Traffic Specific Department - While Some Police Departments Have Eliminated Their Response to Minor Auto Accidents

Sep 07, 2022 at 12:52 pm by WGNS

As Murfreesboro continues to grow, so does the flow of traffic. Police Chief Michael Bowen told WGNS News on Wednesday that the MPD has been working to develop a traffic speci.... Read More

Total Number of Fatal Accidents (Year to Date) in Rutherford County Stands at 16 - Law Enforcement to Crack Down on Speeders This Week

Jul 18, 2022 at 11:55 am by WGNS

Increases of traffic crashes on New Salem Highway prompted the Rutherford County Traffic Safety Task Force to focus on speeding drivers Monday, a Murfreesboro Police lieutenan.... Read More

Traffic Deaths UP in Tennessee

Jun 21, 2021 at 09:00 am by WGNS

Deaths in traffic accients are being reported by police agencies throughout Tennessee at a higher number right now. With more, here is WGNS' Ron Jordan...Hear the above soundb.... Read More

Double the Fatal Accidents in 2020 for Rutherford County Compared to 2019

Jan 11, 2021 at 07:30 am by WGNS

Despite less drivers on the road in 2020 due to the COVID Pandemic, there have been twice as many fatal accidents...That was Murfreesboro Police Public Information Officer L.... Read More

New report finds 41.0% killed in Tennessee car accidents weren't wearing seat belts

Aug 10, 2020 at 07:00 am by WGNS News

The number of motor vehicle fatalities has been trending down for decades, driven in large part by more people wearing seat belts. In 2004, more than 19,000 occupants killed i.... Read More