Police: One dead and nine hospitalized following Smyrna crash
SMYRNA, Tenn. (WSMV) - A crash involving ten people in Smyrna claimed one person’s life Tuesday evening.
According to Smyrna Police, the crash occurred at 8:50 p.m. on Lowry Street at Jefferson Pike, resulting in the closure of all lanes. Smyrna Fire and Police, La Vergne Fire and Rescue, and Rutherford County EMS responded to the scene.
SPD said two vehicles were involved in the crash, with five occupants in each car. Rutherford County EMS pronounced one individual deceased at the scene. The other nine individuals were transported to nearby hospitals.
Two people were airlifted to Vanderbilt Hospital after the crash due to their injuries, SPD officials told News4.
As of Wednesday afternoon, one person has been treated and released from the hospital; the other eight remain hospitalized.
Authorities have not released the cause of the crash or the victims’ identities due to this being an active and ongoing investigation.
Police ask that anyone who may have witnessed this accident contact Detective Allan Nabours at (615)267-5434.
This is an ongoing investigation, and we will update the story as we learn more.
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