One Dead, One Injured In Fatal Memorial Crash In Springfield

One Dead, One Injured In Fatal Memorial Crash In Springfield

SPRINGFIELD TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – One person has died and another injured following a fatal crash on Memorial Blvd near downtown Springfield Tuesday.

The crash occurred on Memorial Blvd near Driftwood Dr., positioned not far from Springfield Carpet One and Payne Chevrolet, directly in front of Lee’s Building Center just before 1 pm Tuesday afternoon. MAP

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is leading the investigation. As soon as they are prepared to release their findings, including the identities of the drivers and the cause of the crash, we will bring it to you. What we do know is, that a 70-year-old male lost his life in the crash and a 19-year-old male was transported to TriStar NorthCrest Medical in Springfield with “non-life threatening injuries, according to officials.  According to officials, a Springfield firefighter was transported to TriStar NorthCrest due to heat exhaustion and has since been released.

Robertson County EMS, the Springfield Fire Department, the Springfield Police Department, and the Tennessee Highway Patrol all responded to the crash.

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