Highway Patrol

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

Patrick Korte Killed In Saturday PM Crash

May 02, 2021 at 10:11 am by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN)  A Murfreesboro man was killed in a two-vehicle crash at 7:00 o'clock Saturday (5/1/2021) night on I-24 eastbound (toward Chattanooga) at the 67 mile marker.... Read More

Sobriety Checkpoint in Eagleville on April 30th

Apr 27, 2021 at 04:00 pm by WGNS

There will be a sobriety checkpoint in Eagleville at the end of this month…That checkpoint is near Four Corners Market in Eagleville and will be on Friday, April 30th a.... Read More

Rutherford County School Safety Zone Patrol Leads to Multiple Citations

Apr 01, 2021 at 11:34 am by WGNS

Eight drivers received citations for driving while texting or talking on cell phones in school zones Friday in Murfreesboro, a police sergeant said.Murfreesboro Police, Tennes.... Read More

Operation Impact 24 from Kentucky to Georgia Friday

Mar 10, 2021 at 05:54 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Traffic Safety Task Force officers will focus on dangerous drivers during “Operation Impact 24: Interstate 24 for 24 Hours” Friday, March 12 on I.... Read More

Wednesday Accident on I-840 Shuts Down Traffic

Mar 10, 2021 at 02:15 pm by WGNS

UPDATE: A Wednesday morning accident on Interstate 840 in Rutherford County resulted in the roadway being closed for several hours. The wreck happened around 7:.... Read More

“Operation Look-Out” in Murfreesboro to Crack Down on Speeding and More

Jan 21, 2021 at 09:07 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Traffic Safety Task Force officers will team up to concentrate on enforcing the speed limit, distracted driving and seat belt safety during “Operation.... Read More

State Troopers Remind Motorist to Slow Your Roll

Sep 04, 2020 at 08:48 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Highway Patrol has a special message to kick off Labor Day Weekend…NASHVILLE: In nearby Nashville, a sobriety checkpoint has been annonced for a location.... Read More