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Posted on: May 20, 2015

[ARCHIVED] MFRD Responds to Two Car MVA on I-24 at 840

840 MVA 5.20.15

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department, Rutherford County SORT, Rutherford County EMS, Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office, and the Tennessee Highway Patrol responded to a two car motor vehicle accident on I-24 at 840 around 3:45 Wednesday afternoon.

One of the vehicles involved in the accident caught fire. An off-duty RCSO K-9 Officer on the way to training used his extinguisher to knock down the fire. When MFRD units arrived, the car was still smoking.

MFRD remained on scene to assist with medical care. Three patients were transported via ambulance, two to Saint Thomas Rutherford and one to Vanderbilt Medical Center. Their conditions are unknown.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be investigating the incident. All inquiries related to the accident shall be requested through THP.

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