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May 31, 2014

One critically injured in Highway 48/13 crash

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 One person sustained critical injuries in a three-vehicle wreck  on Highway 48/13 south of Clarksville Friday afternoon.

According to reports, a black 2003 Chevrolet Silverado  traveling south on 48/13 in the turning lane  sideswiped a 1996 Toyota Camrya bout 3:30 p.m. and then struck a red 2004 Chevrolet 3500 truck head-on. The impact knocked that truck off the right side of the road and down an embankment, where it then struck a utility pole.

The Chevy landed  20 feet down in a ditch on the side of the highway.

The driver was transported to Gateway Medical Center for treatment of injuries.

The driver of the Silverado was removed from the truck by the Cunningham Volunteer Fire Department, was treated by Montgomery County Emergency Medical Service and then flown by Air Evac helicopter to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville.

The driver of the Toyota was not injured, officials said.

Traffic was diverted south of the wreck at Highway 149 and Dean Road by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department. North of the wreck, traffic was diverted across the Cunningham Bridge and onto River Road by Clarksville Police.



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