Driver Arrested 2 Children Hospitalized In Springfield Wreck

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Driver Arrested 2 Children Hospitalized In Springfield Wreck


GREENBRIER TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – Two children were hospitalized and a driver arrested in Springfield following an accident on Hwy 41 Monday night.

The two children, both under the age of 10, were transferred to Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville in stable condition, according to Springfield Police.

There were four people in the vehicle, two adults and two children, at the time of the accident but only the children were transferred for medical attention, Police said.

The vehicle was traveling North on Hwy 41 when it crossed the center lane, both South bound lanes and left the roadway, police said.

According to accident investigators, after leaving the roadway, the vehicle traveled about 100 yards in a ditch, just missing a utility pole, before impacting the second utility pole with enough force to cause full airbag deployment. The vehicle will likely be totaled.

Dorreen MooreThe accident occurred just after 10:00p.m. on Hwy 41, about half way between Springfield and Greenbrier, near Experiment Station Rd. MAP

The driver of the vehicle, Dorreen Moore, 35, of Nashville, was charged with, Driving Under The Influence, and two counts of Vehicular Assault, according to the Robertson County Jail website.

Moore was taken into custody following the wreck and transferred to the Robertson County Detention facility in Springfield. She is being held on a $45,000 bond. As of Tuesday afternoon, Moore was still in custody.

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