43-year-old man killed in crash on I-24 in Rutherford County
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Troopers identified the pedestrian as year-old Martha Caldwell of Murfreesboro. Shortly after, troopers say another fatal crash involving a Tennessee Department of Transportation vehicle took place. As of Thursday morning, no additional details were being released in that crash and both wrecks remained under investigation.
Reach Natalie Neysa Alund at nalund tennessean. Share This Story! Two killed in separate crashes on I in Rutherford County The Tennessee Highway Patrol reported the first crash took place just before 11 p. Post to Facebook. Check out this story on dnj. Cancel Send.The roadway is clear and open for traffic.
Lieutenant Bill Miller told WGNS, "The passenger of the vehicle sitting in the road fled the scene on foot and has not been taken into custody at this time. There is still an active search on going. There will not be any driver or patient information to be released as there are pending criminal charges. When it was over several other vehicles were involved.
Farley reports that 10 persons were rushed to the hospital, and that two from the van had life threatening injuries. The two other vehicles, also traveling east on I, attempted to avoid the vehicle sitting in the road, but crashed into it. One of the other vehicles ran off the roadway and overturned. The other vehicle sped off the road as well, but did not overturn. You may not be getting all you can out of your browsing experience and may be open to security risks!
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Westbound lanes were briefly closed at the site, and a right lane eastbound was closed for much of the day. The scene of the crash has since cleared. The driver was the only one inside the vehicle. Authorities have not released the driver's name at this time. Deadly truck fire killing one man on I east right past exit I is shut down at this time due to an 18 wheeler Tanker fire, possibly carrying food products.
One fatality is confirmed at this time. TractorTrailerCRashFire pic. I 24 EB is still closed while the investigation is still ongoing.
I-24 East in Murfreesboro closed due to crash, alternate route advised
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Two killed in separate crashes on I-24 in Rutherford County
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A tractor-trailer became stuck, blocking lanes. Drivers were urged to detour onto U. Highway 41 Manchester Highway. The Tennessee Highway Patrol issued a preliminary report that said the accident involved three vehicles, one of which allegedly stopped in an eastbound travel lane. The other vehicle ran off the road as well but did not overturn. There were several people in two vehicles, who were injured, the THP said. The scope of their injuries was not immediately known, but three patients were transported to Vanderbilt Medical Center by LifeFlight.
Police were searching for a person who allegedly fled the scene on foot, and descriptions of whether the person was a driver or passenger varied. The passenger of the vehicle sitting in the road allegedly fled the scene on foot, and as of late Monday morning, a search was being conducted, the THP said. They have not been able to locate him. We'll keep you connected to all the updated local news and information about what's happening in Murfreesboro and Rutherford County!
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Tomorrow Generally sunny despite a few afternoon clouds. High 69F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.The evacuation order has been lifted for residents in Rutherford County, following an early morning chemical spill on Interstate No major injuries were reported. The incident happened early Wednesday morning on Interstate 24 at mile marker 87, between Joe B. Jackson Parkway and Epps Mill Road. Two semis were involved in a crash, causing one of them to catch fire and spill pool supplies - including chlorine tablets.
Other unknown chemicals may have been involved, as well. The one that caught fire was off the westbound shoulder. The second tractor trailer ended up on the eastbound shoulder. It was carrying sugar. Crews were able to extinguish the blaze by dumping dry chemicals on the smoldering truck. Rutherford County officials said it's now safe for residents to return home. At least homes near Buchanan Estates and Rankin and Aldridge Road were evacuated after residents were previously asked to remain indoors and turn off their HVAC units.
Red Cross officials said they closed at 1 p. A total of 38 people and 15 dogs signed into the temporary shelter, but not every homeowner evacuated the area. Chlorine itself does not burn, but it does give off fumes and can be explosive if mixed with gasoline. First responders have been monitoring the risk of smoke or vapors which can burn eyes, skin and lungs. Crews with the Environmental Protection Agency were called to the scene to monitor the situation. Anyone who experiences coughing or other respiratory issues may want to consider consulting a doctor.
Officials with Rutherford County Schools said the spill did not affect schools directly and there was "no reason to close any schools. However, bus routes did not run in those areas included in the evacuation.Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. THP has confirmed one person died in a multi-vehicle crash on I eastbound Tuesday evening. The area remains congested near Sam Ridley Parkway.
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Typed comments will be lost if you are not logged in. Please be polite. It's OK to disagree with someone's ideas, but personal attacks, insults, threats, hate speech, advocating violence and other violations can result in a ban. If you see comments in violation of our community guidelinesplease report them. Do you know what to do if you are in an accident? Here are some tips. The crash was reported at mile marker 69 on eastbound Interstate 24 near the Sam Ridley Parkway interchange just before 6 p.
The area is expected to be affected until at least 10 p. Westbound lanes were not directly affected, according to Tennessee Department of Transportation maps. The crash involved multiple vehicles, including a commercial vehicle that rolled over, THP confirmed. THP reported the individual killed in the crash is believed to be from out of state and identification would be delayed until next of kin could be reached. No further details on the crash, including on the number of vehicles involved, was released Tuesday evening.
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