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Posted on: June 15, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Injured driver in Joe B. Jackson crash has died

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UPDATE:   Injured driver dies

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – (June 20, 2023) An 18-year-old who was critically injured in a two-car crash on Joe B. Jackson Pkwy. on June 8 has died.

Dallas Johnson,18, of Murfreesboro, passed away from his injuries on Saturday, June 17. 

Johnson’s black Nissan Sentra collided with a brown Nissan Altima nine days ago, crashing into a light pole. Both cars landed in a ditch. Johnson’s 18-year-old passenger and the 23-year-old driver of the Altima received minor injuries.    

If you witnessed this crash, please email Officer Eric Renfroe at 0883@murfreesborotn.gov.

The crash remains under investigation by the Fatal Accident Crash Team.

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PREVIOUSLY RELEASED
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – (June 15, 2023) The Murfreesboro Police Department Fatal Accident Crash Team (FACT) investigators are asking for people who witnessed or know facts about the serious injury two-car crash on Joe B. Jackson Pkwy. on Thursday, June 8 to come forward and give official statements.

The preliminary investigation indicates that the 18-year-old male driver of a black Nissan Sentra and the 23-year-old male driver of a brown Nissan Altima were traveling eastbound on Joe B. Jackson when the cars collided.  The impact forced the Sentra into a large utility pole. Both cars came to a stop in a ditch. 

The driver of the Sentra is listed in critical condition. His passenger, also an 18-year-old male and the driver of the Altima sustained minor injuries. The three men had just finished work at FedEx.

Investigators would like to speak to anyone who saw the crash or who may have information about what occurred.   Potential witnesses can contact Officer Eric Renfroe by email at 0883@murfreesborotn.gov

The FACT not only responds to fatal crashes, but it also investigates serious injury wrecks where a crash victim may have life-threatening injuries.  

The investigation is ongoing.

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