One Fatality, 4 Injured In Multiple Robertson Crashes Wednesday
ROBERTSON COUNTY TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – Robertson County first responders had their hands full this morning with two crashes, a rollover crash on Hwy 49 in Springfield and a fatal tractor trailer crash on I65.
The first crash involved a semi hauling pipes on I65 South. The semi left Interstate 65 and crashed in a wooded area about 100 yards off the interstate at mile marker 115.4. (location of crash) The impact took the life of the driver.
The crash occurred around 3:30am between Portland and White House, no other vehicles were involved. Fatigue is being considered a possible cause for the crash. Traffic was slow for several hours while the crash was investigated.
The THP, Cross Plains Fire, Orlinda Fire, Robertson County EMA and EMA all responded to the scene.
The second crash occurred on Hwy 49 in Springfield around 8:32am between Owens Chapel Rd and Wilks Rd. (location of crash). A Honda with four teenagers on board left the roadway and rolled down an embankment. After the vehicle flipped it landed upside down and crashed into a well-house next to a creek. The well-house acted as a barrier preventing the vehicle from landing in the creek.
There were 4 teens on board; two females and two males, according to Cross Plains Fire Chief Tommy Jackson. One teen was transported to Skyline Medical Center with a head injury and the other three teens were treated at the scene by Robertson County EMS.
The THP, the Robertson County Sheriff’s Office, Cross Plains Fire, Robertson County EMS, and the Robertson County Emergency Management Agency all responded to the scene.
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