Serious crash closes road in Murfreesboro

MPD officers diverted traffic around the area for several hours on Tuesday morning.
One person was transported to Vanderbilt Medical Center with serious injuries.
Published: Sep. 26, 2023 at 8:47 AM CDT|Updated: Sep. 26, 2023 at 9:36 AM CDT
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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WSMV) - A single-vehicle crash forced Murfreesboro Police to close a portion of Church Street early Tuesday morning.

According to MPD, a man was driving his vehicle north when he lost control and veered into southbound lanes. He hit a pole just after 3 a.m. in the 2700 block of South Church Street and officers quickly diverted traffic around the area.

The man was transported to Vanderbilt Medical Center in critical condition and the crash remains under investigation.

MPD officers closed the southbound side of South Church Street and one northbound lane for the investigation and for crews to clean up the wreckage.

One southbound lane opened to traffic around 5:30 a.m., and every lane was re-opened by 9:30 a.m.