HWY 161 Reopens Following Rollover Crash Near Barren Plains

HWY 161 Reopens Following Rollover Crash Near Barron Plains      HWY 161 Reopens Following Rollover Crash Near Barren Plains

BARREN PLAINS: (Smokey Barn News) – Hwy 161 has reopened following a rollover crash that sent two to TriStar NorthCrest Medical Center in Springfield.

The crash occurred on Hwy 161 at Minnis Rd 2.08 miles (3.35 km) south of Barren Plains, the first call coming into 911 at 2:16 pm.

Two male occupants, estimated to be in their 30s, were injured in the crash but, according to officials at the scene, their injuries were not considered life-threatening.

The cause of the crash was not immediately available, the Tennessee Highway Patrol will lead the investigation. According to one official, the vehicle likely rolled multiple times before coming to rest on its side.

North Robertson Fire and Rescue, the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Robertson County Emergency Medical Services, and the Robertson County Emergency Management Agency all responded to the scene.