Tag: 101st Parkway
At approximately 2:30 a.m. on December 31, a 2007 Chevrolet pick-up truck driven by a 23-year old man was traveling west on the 101st Parkway. A Chrysler Sebring driven by a 31-year old man was traveling also traveling west on the 101st Parkway at a high rate of speed. The Sebring crashed into the rear of the pick-up truck near the intersection of the 101st Parkway and Peachers Mill Road.
The 31-year old driver of the Sebring was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center by Lifeflight with a head injury. The 23 year old male driver and his 32 male passenger were taken by ambulance to B.A.C.H with non-life threatening injuries.
Speed and alcohol may have been factors.
The lead investigator is Officer Bill VanBeber.
[Photos by CPD-Jim Knoll]
On August 15, around 5:45 pm there was a fatality crash on the 101st Parkway and Ringgold Rd. Three cars were involved in the crash. A 2011 GMC Arcadia, driven by Alonso Tovar, 41, a 98 Honda Accord, driven by Dae Kang, 64 and a Toyota 4Runner, driven by Jacquelynn Jackson-Bunch, 34.
Alonso Tovar was traveling east on 101st and attempted to make a left turn onto Ringgold Rd, but failed to yield to a westbound Dae Kang. Dae’s Honda crashed into the Arcadia and then continued onward to hit a stopped Jacquelynn Jackson-Bunch and finally came to rest after running into a Stop sign.
Dae Kang’s wife,Tae Kang, 65 and the passenger in the Honda, were transported to Gateway by ambulance. Tae Kang passed away at Gateway shortly after the crash. The cause of death is still under investigation. Dae Kang was admitted, treated, and released this morning. None of the other drivers or passengers were transported.
Alcohol did not appear to be a factor in the crash.
Anyone with information is asked to call the lead investigator, Officer Melissa Spielhagen, 931-648-0656, ext. 5469. Charges are pending.
Clarksville police have released an update on the local man Lifeflighted to Vanderbilt after jumping from a moving car yesterday.
The 33-year-old man, identified as Cory Kereen Smith, of Clarksville, died July 6 at 6:10 p.m. from his injuries. Police have not released any further details at this time.
Around 11 a.m. yesterday, Smith was being transported to Gateway Medical Center by an acquaintance. He had sustained lacerations to his arm and hand after breaking a window. As the vehicle entered the eastbound entrance ramp of the 101st Parkway, Smith opened the passenger door and jumped out of the vehicle. The vehicle was traveling between 40-50 miles per hour.
Smith was Lifeflighted to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in extremely critical condition. The lead investigator is Officer Bill Van Beber, 931-648-0656.
Around 11 A.M. this morning, a 33 year old man was being transported to Gateway Medical Center by an acquaintance after sustaining lacerations to the arm and hand after breaking a window. As the vehicle entered the eastbound entrance ramp of the 101st Parkway, the 33 year old opened the door and jumped out of the moving vehicle.
The vehicle was traveling between 40-50 miles per hour at the time. He hit the roadway, bounced a couple of times and then came to rest on the asphalt about 120 ft after leaving the vehicle.
The man was transported by Lifeflight to Vanderbilt and is in extremely critical condition.
The investigation, thus far, revealed the man was in distress over some personal issues. The lead investigator is Officer Bill Van Beber, 931-648-0656.
(Photos by CPD-Jim Knoll.)