Driver Survives Rollover on Hwy 76: One Of 4 RC Wrecks In 24 Hours

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Driver Survives Rollover on Hwy 76: One Of 4 RC  Wrecks In 24 Hours

ROBERTSON COUNTY: (Smokey Barn News) – Just before 5:00 p.m. Thursday evening a rollover accident on Hwy 76 near Double D Dr. closed Hwy 76 for about an hour while crews extricated the driver and cleaned up the scene.

Fortunately, no serious injuries were reported. According to the THP, preliminarily, the driver lost control after drifting onto the soft shoulder.  (Location of wreck)

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Hwy 76 East near Whispering Oaks Wednesday PHOTO CREDIT: Tim Smith

Within the last 24 hours there have been at least four accidents in Robertson County. Just after 11:00a.m. Wednesday morning Hwy 76 East between Springfield and White House near Whispering Oaks was again shut down due to a multi vehicle accident.

Hwy 76 was closed for about two hours while crews cleaned up the scene.  (Location of wreck)


Head-on wreck on Wilkinson Lane behind the Walmart in White House Wednesday evening.

On Wednesday evening a head-on accident on Wilkinson Lane behind the Walmart in White House sent one person to the hospital.  (Location of wreckThough one person was transported, according to officials at the scene, no one sustained serious injuries.

The accident occurred around 10:00 p.m. and had Wilkinson Lane closed for about an hour while crews cleaned up the scene. According to White House Police, drugs or alcohol were not a factor in the accident.

The Crown Vic will likely be totaled, surprisingly the pickup truck was still operational after the fender was pulled back into position and was driven from the scene. According to officials, all occupants were from the White House area.

Around 3:30 p.m. Thursday an accident on Flewellyn Rd  in the Coopertown area sent one person to the hospital with non-critical injuries. The vehicle struck a pole near Catholic Church rd.

Head-on wreck on Wilkinson Lane behind the Walmart in White House Wednesday evening.

After the accident this evening, one of at least four within less than 24 hours, Smokey Barn news decided to put this special report together to remind the community that accidents can happen to anyone at any time.

Though Smokey Barn News did not have the opportunity to speak to any of the drivers, they would most likely say that they were not expecting to be in an accident.

All of the drivers of these accidents were fortunate and will be spending time with family this evening, some recently were not so lucky.

Smokey Barn News stays away from offering opinions on the news, that’s your job, we just deliver the news but we are hoping that you all drive safely on our beautiful but curvy roads here in the Robertson County area. We would like to meet you at a Christmas parade, not a wreck.

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