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
Sat, 05/28/2016 Car Accident Four people 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
Wed, 01/27/2016 Car Accident Three people injured in car crash at Southeast Broad and Church streets in Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Sun, 01/03/2016 Car Accident Kayla Bryanton, 20, killed in single-vehicle accident on Rutherford Boulevard and Broad Street in Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Fri, 01/01/2016 Car Accident Arika Stovall, 21, and Hunter Hanks injured in high-speed crash into pole on I-24 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee; photo of couple goes viral
Thu, 08/20/2015 Car Accident James Caughorn killed in wreck on State Route 840 in Rutherford County, Tennessee
Wed, 06/17/2015 Truck Accident 3 hospitalized after wreck between semi-truck and pickup truck catches fire on I-24 near Murfreesboro, TN
Tue, 04/21/2015 Car Accident Joseph Earls, 10, dead and three others injured after SUV and truck collide at Old Nashville Highway and Rocky Fork Road
Tue, 02/10/2015 Car Accident Joshua Soper, 34, killed and Sheila Raymond, 38, and Robert Hardy, 38, injured after head-on crash on Nissan Drive in Smyrna, Tennessee
Sun, 02/08/2015 Car Accident Daniel Winters, 16, killed in car accident on I-24 in La Vergne, Tennessee
Sat, 07/19/2014 Motorcycle Accident Mareo J. Estrello, 41, killed in motorcycle accident on Halls Hill Pike in Murfreesboro on July 20.
Sat, 07/12/2014 Other Type of Accident Lee Sharber, 44, killed in off-road vehicle accident on Motlow Road on July 13.
Sat, 06/28/2014 Car Accident David Hawkins, 51, killed in single vehicle crash on Old Lebanon Road on June 29.
Wed, 04/09/2014 Pedestrian Accident Clifton Braunwalder, 13, killed, and mother Sondra S. Braunwalder, 47, seriously injured after they are struck by a car while changing a flat tire on westbound I-24 near Smyrna, Tennessee
Sun, 02/23/2014 Motorcycle Accident Robert Sullivan, 27, killed, Berma Ussery, 42, injured and taken to hospital, after a motorcycle, traveling at high speed on I-24 in Rutherford County, crashes into a minivan.
Sun, 02/23/2014 Truck Accident Rodello Cenizal, 47, 2-year-old boy, airlifted to hospital in critical condition, Josh Carney, 35, transported in serious condition, after a 3 vehicle crash on Highway 231 in Rutherford County.
Thu, 02/20/2014 Car Accident Lottie M. Hunter, 88, dies of her injuries, Diane Moore, 55, Leonard Moore, 55, injured, in hospital, after a two car crash at an intersection in Smyrna.