Rider Dies Following Motorcycle Crash Near Greenbrier
GREENBRIER TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – A motorcyclist has died following an accident on Gideon Rd Monday afternoon.
According to Millersville Police, just before 11 am Monday morning, Millersville Police ran a tag on a Suzuki GX6 motorcycle at the intersection of Kelly Willis Road and Gideon Road MAP that came back with a registration violation. When officers attempted to make a traffic stop, Millersville Police say the rider, now identified as Christopher Beam, 42, of Greenbrier, sped away only to crash less than a mile down Gideon Rd in the 2500 block of Gideon Rd near Hall Rd. MAP. According to Millersville Police, after the crash, methamphetamine packaged for resale was discovered on Mr. Beam.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.
According to Robertson County EMS, reportedly, according to our dispatch information, the male rider was being pursued by Millersville Police prior to the accident. The patient was transported to Skyline Medical Center in Nashville.
According to the THP, preliminary, the Millersville Police Department was in pursuit of a sports type motorcycle driven by Christopher Beam. The pursuit proceeded North on Gideon Road. A Pontiac G6, traveling South on Gideon Road, turned left across traffic toward a private driveway. Beam, on the motorcycle, struck the passenger side of the vehicle. Beam landed in a yard on the West side of Gideon Road. Beam later died at the hospital.
The Millersville Police Department, The Robertson County Sheriff’s Office, the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Robertson County Emergency Medical Services, the Robertson County Emergency Management Agency and the Ridgetop Fire Department all responded to the scene.
The thoughts and prayers of the staff at Smokey Barn News will be with the Beam family as they face the days ahead.
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