Authorities in Tennessee have reported that the driver of a pickup truck was killed in a chain-reaction accident on March 2. The man died after his vehicle was rear-ended while it was stationary at an intersection in Murfreesboro. There were no immediate reports regarding what factors may have contributed to the collision, and police say that their investigation into the incident is ongoing. The crash took place at the intersection of Airport Road and Memorial Boulevard shortly after noon.
One motorcyclist is dead and another seriously injured in a crash on Barfield road that occurred on Sept. 13. According to a representative of the Tennessee Highway Patrol, the driver of a Mercedes allegedly failed to yield right of way, causing the fatal crash.
On August 5, a 59-year-old man suffered fatal injuries in a Wilson County accident, according to authorities. Police suspect that a 20-year-old male driver involved in the crash was under the influence of alcohol and drugs at the time. The fatal accident occurred around 9 p.m. at the intersection of Stewarts Ferry Pike and Mt. Juliet Road in Rural Hill.
One death and multiple injuries were reported in Knoxville following an accident involving a church bus. The July 17 incident occurred just after 5:30 p.m. on North Broadway Street, according to police.
A 61-year-old Kingsport businessman was killed in a hit-and-run on June 23 in Colonial Heights, according to a recent report. The man, a former Tennessee state representative, was struck by a GMC at 8 p.m. while he was placing a campaign sign on the shoulder of the Fort Henry Drive bridge.
Officials reported that a Tennessee woman is dead after a crash in Nashville around 11 p.m. June 2. The pedestrian was hit by a pickup truck that failed to stop at the scene after the fatal accident, which happened when the 51-year-old woman tried to cross Clarksville Pike in the Bordeaux neighborhood in Nashville near the road's intersection with Buena Vista Pike.
A 59 year-old Tennessee man lost his life after being injured in a hit-and-run accident on March 29. Sources indicate that the female driver accused of causing the fatal accident was taken into custody, and she is expected to appear in court in April for multiple charges.
Tennessee police have recently detained a man who fled the scene of an accident that killed a 41-year-old motorcyclist. The fatal accident occurred in August 2013, but police did not locate the driver until March 2014.
A Tennessee manufacturing plant explosion that occurred during the morning Feb. 22 killed an employee. The fatal accident occurred at a factory that manufactures decoy flares for military use. The man who was killed had suffered burns to more than 90 percent of his body. He died during the evening of Feb. 24 as a result of his injuries.
According to police, a wheelchair-bound university student was killed after he was hit by a dump truck. The fatal accident occurred around 8:55 a.m. on Jan. 24 in the intersection of Middle Tennessee Boulevard and Greenland Drive near Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro. Paramedics transported the man to a local hospital, where he later died.