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Complete Rutherford County, TN accident reports and news.

Accidents in Rutherford County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year

In Rutherford County, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue. Car, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, and motorcycle accidents are all a common occurrence, despite improvements in vehicle safety features, road design, bicycle and pedestrian corridors, and traffic signs.

When an accident happens in Rutherford County, it is important to do the following immediately:

  • Remain at the crash scene;
  • Check on the condition of all people involved in the crash;
  • Call the police;
  • Exchange information with other drivers;
  • Get contact information from witnesses;
  • Inform your insurance company;
  • Get appropriate medical treatment, and track the details;
  • Take photos of vehicle damage and injuries;
  • Consider hiring a personal injury attorney.

An injury attorney handles all the details so that you don't have to.

After a Rutherford County accident, there are many issues that need to be handled immediately. Dealing with doctors, repair shops, car rental companies, police, and insurance companies is overwhelming, especially when someone is seriously injured. At this point, many injured people choose to hire a personal injury attorney whose job it is to handle the details and paperwork so that you can focus on recovery.

Personal injury lawyers offer a no-cost claim evaluation to help you.

Since there is no cost to speak with a lawyer, it is a good idea to learn more about your potential personal injury claim. Connect with an experienced injury lawyer who can provide you with information about your rights and options. Go here to get a no-cost legal claim evaluation.

Accident Reports by city

Most recent accident reports

Datesort ascending Type Headline
Wed, 01/04/2017 Car Accident Ronald E. Smith, 59, Michael L. Collins, 44, and Susan E. Collins, 34, killed; 6-year-old boy injured in head-on crash on Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Wed, 12/14/2016 Truck Accident Shelter-in-place ordered after semi carrying hazardous chemicals overturns on I-24 in Rutherford County, Tennessee
Mon, 11/28/2016 Car Accident Woman killed and man injured in collision on Weakley Lane in Smyrna, Tennessee
Wed, 11/16/2016 Other Type of Accident Man critically injured in industrial accident at Nissan plant in Smyrna, Tennessee
Thu, 11/03/2016 Car Accident Driver seriously burned after car crash at Interstate 24 and Medical Center Parkway in Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Sun, 10/23/2016 Motorcycle Accident Jim Dixon, 45, injured in motorcycle wreck on East Clark Boulevard in Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Wed, 10/05/2016 Car Accident Deundre Bridges, Jr., 2 months, killed in crash at Blackman Road and Veterans Parkway in Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Mon, 09/05/2016 Car Accident Lorrie Straughn, 37, killed in car collision on East Main Street in Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Sat, 08/06/2016 Car Accident One person injured in collision with fleeing driver at Mercury Boulevard and Middle Tennessee Boulevard in Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Thu, 07/21/2016 Car Accident 5-year-old child killed, several people injured, and driver v, 57, charged in car crash on I-24 in Rutherford County, Tennessee
Mon, 07/18/2016 Motorcycle Accident Motorcyclist injured in crash with semi truck at Manchester Pike and Epps Mill Road in Christiana, Tennessee
Sun, 07/10/2016 Other Type of Accident Elise Denton, 29, killed in scooter collision with alleged hit-and-run driver Cortney Barrett, 25, on South Lowry Street in Smyrna, Tennessee
Wed, 06/29/2016 Motorcycle Accident Motorcyclist killed in rear-end collision at Franklin Road and Veterans Parkway in Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Fri, 06/24/2016 Car Accident Jessica Campos, 28, killed, and Katrina Sadler, 27, and one infant injured in crash with alleged drugged driver Garieon Simmons, 28, following police chase on South Church Street in Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Thu, 06/02/2016 Aircraft Accident Captain Jeff Kuss dead after U.S. Navy Blue Angels jet crash in Smyrna, Tennessee (VIDEO)
Sat, 05/28/2016 Car Accident Marcus Doss, 30, Duan Brown, 29, Raymond Greer, 29, and Lashawn Booker, 38, killed in car crash on Interstate 24 in Smyrna, Tennessee
Wed, 05/11/2016 Car Accident Dietrich R. Collins, 35, killed after being ejected in single-vehicle crash on State Highway 96 near Almaville, Tennessee
Sun, 04/17/2016 Car Accident Ibram Riad, 16, killed and two injured in car crash during police chase on Highway 231/Shelbyville Highway in Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Mon, 03/28/2016 Car Accident Kevonte Jernigan, 19, killed and several injured in crash after attempted burglary and police chase on Rock Springs Road in Smyrna, Tennessee
Thu, 02/18/2016 Car Accident Three people injured in car crash into Stanlick Chiropractic on W. Northfield Blvd. in Murfreesboro, Tennessee