Highway Patrol

242 Citations for Driving Offenses this Past Week During Second "Operation Fall Brakes"

Nov 15, 2022 at 07:13 am by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN) Citations were issued to drivers on 242 driving offenses during the second “Operation Fall Brakes” enforcement and education event last W.... Read More

Arrest Made After Sunday Auto Accident on I-840 Near Rutherford / Williamson County Line

Oct 31, 2022 at 12:47 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD / WILLIAMSON COUNTY, TN) There was a serious auto accident near the Rutherford / Williamson County line around 5:45 Sunday evening on I-840. The wreck highlights t.... Read More

UPDATED: Name of Man Killed in I-24 Accident on Thursday Morning Released by the THP

Oct 06, 2022 at 06:00 pm by WGNS

UPDATE: A 79-year-old Murfreesboro man was killed on I-24 East early Thursday morning in Rutherford County. The wreck occurred about 15-minutes before 5AM at mile-marker 67.8.... Read More

For the Second Time in 16-Days, Vehicle Runs Into Love's Truck Stop

Sep 24, 2022 at 12:56 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) For the second time in only 16-days, another vehicle ran into the side of Love’s Truck Stop, directly off of I-24 in Rutherford County. T.... Read More

UPDATE: Minivan driver killed after driving onto I-24 in oncoming lane at South Church St. Interchange

Sep 16, 2022 at 03:57 pm by WGNS News

(MURFREESBORO, TN) There was a fatal accident on Interstate 24 in Murfreesboro during the early AM hours of Friday morning. The wreck involved a vehicle driving in the wrong.... Read More

UPDATE: Accident on Interstate 24 at S. Church Street Exit

Sep 15, 2022 at 12:42 pm by WGNS News

All lanes of I-24 reopened around 10:45 Thursday morning after the Tennessee Highway Patrol shut down the roadway due to an accident. As originally reported, the wreck occurr.... Read More

UPDATE: Tuesday morning hydrogen peroxide spill on I-24 in Murfreesboro

Sep 13, 2022 at 03:19 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN. - UPDATE: An accident that occurred on Tuesday morning in Rutherford County took several hours to clear. The incident was reported on I-24 West n.... Read More

UPDATE: Two School Students Struck by Vehicle on Tuesday

Aug 10, 2022 at 10:00 am by WGNS

UPDATE: Two Rutherford County School students were reportedly struck by a vehicle on Tuesday in Murfreesboro. Evidently, the students were struck by a motorist on Fortress Bou.... Read More

Multi-Vehicle Accident on I-24 near Old Fort Parkway Interchange Monday

Aug 08, 2022 at 11:56 am by WGNS

There were two serious auto accidents on Interstate 24 Monday morning in Murfreesboro. Both wrecks were reported to have occured around the 77-mile marker near the&n.... Read More

Special THP Operation with Other Agencies Aim to Curb Fatal Accidents

Jul 13, 2022 at 07:27 pm by WGNS

Are you planning to getaway before the end of summer? A lot of families are traveling by car to their vacation destination this year, after hearing about a large number of f.... Read More

UPDATE: Speed a Likely Factor in Tuesday Rollover Accident on I-24 in Rutherford County

Jun 24, 2022 at 07:39 am by WGNS

UPDATE: (Rutherford County, Tenn.) – We have an update on the Tuesday morning accident that occurred on Interstate 24 East around 7:30 AM. The wreck happened at the.... Read More

Increased Patrol and a Sobriety Checkpoint this Memorial Day Weekend

May 26, 2022 at 12:10 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) plans to increase patrols and utilize a variety of traffic safety enforcement tools to reduce the number of crashes across the state during.... Read More

Violations during Increased Patrol on Good Friday along South Church Street (Shelbyville Hwy)

Apr 18, 2022 at 03:15 pm by WGNS

(UPDATED) MURFREESBORO, Tenn. —  On Good Friday (04/15/22), the Rutherford Co. Traffic Safety Task Force spent a good part of their day on South Church Street, whic.... Read More

Two Dead and One Arrested after Speeding Vehicle Crashes on I-24, East of Murfreesboro

Mar 10, 2022 at 02:46 pm by WGNS

  One person is in custody and two people were found deceased after a speeding car crashed on Interstate 24 Wednesday afternoon around 3:30 PM.Seconds before the crash,.... Read More

The Tennessee Highway Patrol Graduates Over 50 New State Troopers

Mar 08, 2022 at 08:16 am by WGNS

Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security Commissioner Jeff Long and Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) Colonel Matt Perry welcomed the newest graduating classes of Ten.... Read More

Sobriety Checkpoint planned for Rutherford County on New Year's Eve

Dec 21, 2021 at 02:00 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is planning an end of the year sobriety checkpoint in Rutherford County...Again, the checkpoint will be on South Rutherford Boulevard west of Br.... Read More

Tennessee Highway Safety Office Joins Rutherford County for Teen Driver Safety Event

Nov 15, 2021 at 03:07 pm by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY – On Thursday, November 18, the Tennessee Highway Safety Office joins the Tennessee Highway Patrol, the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office,.... Read More

First Responders in Rutherford County to host Trunk-or-Treat Event on TUESDAY (10/26/2021)

Oct 21, 2021 at 06:07 pm by WGNS

  On Tuesday (October 26, 2021), kids can wear their costumes and meet Sheriff's Deputies, Murfreesboro Police Officers, State Troopers and more. Rutherford County Sheri.... Read More

Tennessee Highway Patrol Continues to Hire Troopers

Sep 20, 2021 at 01:49 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Highway Patrol continues to hire new Troopers, as stated by THP Colonel Matt Perry...The state operated law enforcement agency has numerous divisions for futur.... Read More

Multi-Vehicle Accident on I-24 East in Rutherford County Leads to Interstate Shut Down Early Friday Morning

Jun 18, 2021 at 09:30 am by WGNS

Two multi-vehicle accident occurred on I-24 around 1:45 Friday morning. The wrecks happened at the 68-mile marker, below the Rock Springs Road overpass in Smyrna.  Lt. Ch.... Read More