Interstate crash in Rutherford Co. leaves one dead, two injured

A Fedex truck crashed with two other vehicles on Tuesday morning.
A Fedex truck crashed with two other vehicles on Tuesday morning.(TDOT)
Published: Aug. 23, 2022 at 6:07 AM CDT
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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WSMV) - The Tennessee Highway Patrol responded to a brutal wreck involving three vehicles on I-24 Tuesday morning.

According to THP, the incident involved a tractor-trailer and two other vehicles on I-24 westbound, leaving Murfreesboro just after midnight. Video footage of the scene showed a heavily-damage Fedex truck blocking all three lanes between Almaville Road and I-840.

THP confirms that one person died in this crash and two others were injured.

I-24 reopened all lanes to traffic around 5:15 a.m.

The crash occurred just after midnight and locked up the interstate for five hours.