Two Dead Two Injured In Fatal I-24 Crash Sunday
ROBERTSON COUNTY TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – Two people are dead and two injured following a violent I-24 rollover crash early Sunday.
The crash occurred just after 3:30 am near mile marker 15 which sits between 256/Maxie Rd and Hwy 76. MAP The crash occurred just outside Robertson County’s jurisdiction in Montgomery County.
According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, a 2007 Chevrolet Silverado Pickup Truck, driven by Jonathan Salas, 22, of Ashland City, was traveling west on I-24 at a high rate of speed when the vehicle allegedly attempted a swerve to avoid hitting an International Harvester Commercial Box Truck. The Silverado’s passenger door collided with Box Truck. After impact, Salas then lost control of the Silverado sending the vehicle into a roll. According to the THP, the vehicle rolled approximately five times before landing on its roof facing South. Salas did not survive.
A passenger in the Silverado, Tabitha Thompson, 26, of Goodlettsville (seated behind front passenger seat) also did not survive.
Two other passengers in the Silverado, Landon Anderson, 27, of Greenbrier (passenger front seat) and William Presley, 23, of Ashland City (seated back middle) survived the crash and were transported to area hospitals. An update on their condition was not available.
The driver (and single occupant) of the Box Truck, Dennis Calvillo Paredes, 25, of Madison, was not injured.
According to the THP, Salas, Thompson and Presley were not wearing safety restraints.
If additional information becomes available on the condition of Landon Anderson and William Presley we will bring it to you.
The thoughts and prayers of the staff at Smokey Barn News will be with the injured and the families of all affected as they face the days ahead.
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