Hwy 49 CLOSED Following Deadly 49 Crash Close to Springfield
SPRINGFIELD TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn Information) – Hwy 49 simply outdoors Springfield is at the moment closed on account of a deadly head-on crash.
The accident occurred round 7:28 am close to the intersection of Raymond Head Rd between Springfield and Coopertown. In accordance with officers, the roadway will probably stay closed till 9:30 AM.
The Tennessee Freeway Patrol, Robertson County EMS, the Nice View Volunteer Fireplace Division, and the Robertson County Sheriff’s Workplace responded to the decision. Springfield Police are diverting visitors at New Chapel Rd. LOCATION OF CRASH
In accordance with the Tennessee Freeway Patrol, at the very least one individual (feminine) has misplaced their life within the crash. The THP’s CIRT (Essential Incident Response Workforce) is on the scene now. The surviving driver could also be dealing with expenses, the THP mentioned.
As extra data is launched, together with the id of the sufferer, we’ll deliver it to you. RELOAD THIS PAGE FOR UPDATES.
UPDATE: Hwy 49 is again open.
UPDATE: In accordance with the THP, Ricardo Avina Rosales, 26, of Springfield Tennessee, behind the wheel of a 2008 BMW 335, was touring Westbound on Hwy 49 when he misplaced management whereas attempting to move a car.
Rosales then went into the Eastbound lanes and struck a 2008 Ford Fusion with Linda Dyer, 43 of Nice View Tennessee driving head-on. Rosales’ car then rolled over right into a ditch. Dyer’s car got here to relaxation on the suitable shoulder after influence, she didn’t survive the crash.
In accordance with Robertson County EMS, Dyer was pronounced deceased on the scene.
Rosales is dealing with Felony Fees of Reckless Vehicular Murder and Driving on Suspended D.L.. A toxicology report was additionally requested for Rosales, normal process in a deadly crash.
UPDATE: Rosales is being held within the Robertson County Detention Facility in Springfield. His bond has been set at $251,500.
The THP added that each drivers had been carrying security restraints.