UPDATE: Pursuit on I-840, Spike Strips Deployed and a Semi-Truck Crash on Sunday

UPDATE: Pursuit on I-840, Spike Strips Deployed and a Semi-Truck Crash on Sunday

(MURFREESBORO) Interstate 840 was shut-down on Sunday afternoon (3/19/2023) just after a law enforcement pursuit started off in Williamson County and finished in Rutherford County.  

The pursuit started in Williamson County and created its way to I-840 in Rutherford County about 15-minutes just before 5:00 on Sunday night. The Tennessee Freeway Patrol responded to the pursuit when Williamson County Deputies identified as for support. The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Business also responded to support as the chase neared exit 57 at Sulphur Springs Road. A single mile later at mile marker 58 on I-840, the chase ended when spike strips have been deployed by the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office environment.

In accordance to Rutherford County officials, a professional medical helicopter was termed in for what was labeled a “Medical Emergency” on I-840. The helicopter was later on termed off following authorities learned the matter staying chased by law enforcement had allegedly shot himself.  The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office verified, “A preferred suspect was eradicated from the auto and transported to a clinic for treatment method of a self-inflicted wound.” The gentleman who was being chased was needed on several warrants.

The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Workplace verified that I-840 was speedily shutdown shortly immediately after 5PM stating, “A health-related crisis shut Interstate 840 in the vicinity of the Sulphur Springs exit east of Murfreesboro.” Not much too extended following the pursuit ended, a semi-truck nearing the stalled website traffic on the interstate crashed into numerous automobiles. The accident resulted in various injuries currently being claimed, all of which ended up later on claimed to be insignificant.  

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Far more Accidents in Middle TN – Though the to start with working day of spring is right now, March 20th, the frigid wintry weekend impacted a number of crashes all over the mid-state:  Two teenagers were being killed in a one-auto crash Saturday afternoon in Brentwood, both equally teens have been Brentwood residents. A fatal I-40 crash close to the Goose Creek bypass happened when a car or truck slammed into the rear of a stopped automobile in the pre-dawn hrs on Sunday, just one man or woman was in crucial ailment. Two a lot more deaths were noted on I-65 South in Robertson County and an additional dying in a two-vehicle crash on I-40 in Mt. Juliet.