We have an update on a fatal accident that unfolded in Murfreesboro in 2016:
Suspect Garieon Simmons allegedly stole an SUV from a funeral home in Manchester, TN and then led police on a chase to Murfreesboro. That police chase ended in a fatal crash. Simmons will soon be in a Rutherford County courtroom as a result of his alleged actions.
Nathaniel Sherman, who is a Belmont Law Student interning at the Rutherford County District Attorney's Office, explains...
Simmons remains behind bars at the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center in Murfreesboro.
More Details from 6/24/2016:
According to Tennessee Highway Patrol Sergeant Bill Miller, 28-year old Jennifer Campos was turning toward downtown onto South Church Street when the Nissan Altima in which she was driving was slammed on the driver's side door by the large Cadillac SUV. She was pronounced deceased at the scene. Authorities said that her 7-month old infant female daughter survived the crash, because of a child restraint seat.
The suspect continued a short distance outbound on South Church when he reportedly crossed the median and hit another vehicle head-on.
27-year old Katrina Sadler received non life-threatening injuries in that crash.
Suspect Garieon Simmons is from Decherd, Tennessee.