Everyone OK After Rollover Crash By Springfield Walmart
SPRINGFIELD TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – Two vehicles collided at the intersection of Tom Austin Hwy and Nicklaus Dr. Friday morning. The collision caused one of the vehicles to flip over onto it’s side, however, according to officials, everyone escaped the crash without injury.
The crash occurred directly in front of the Springfield Walmart just before 7am Friday morning. After impact, both vehicles landed on Nicklaus Dr. allowing traffic on Tom Austin Hwy to flow as fast as rubberneckers would allow.
According to Springfield Police Accident Investigators at the scene, preliminarily, it appears that the driver of the Jeep, traveling North on Tom Austin, failed to yield at the light and connected with the van traveling East on Nicklaus Dr. MAP A witness said the van had a green light when it entered the intersection, Police said.
After impact, the van (owned by Five Star Building Group in Springfield) spun around and overturned landing on its side.
A representative with Five Star Building Group reached out to Smokey Barn News to say that they were very relieved to learn that everyone in both vehicles were able to escape the crash without injuries. Vehicles can be replaced, people can’t.