Three people were transported from the scene of a two car motor vehicle accident on South Church Street near the Shoney’s restaurant around 3:30 Sunday morning.
Among the three, was a Murfreesboro Police Department officer headed home from shift. He was transported via ambulance to Saint Thomas Rutherford hospital.
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department crews had to extricate the female driver of the silver sedan involved. She was transported to Saint Thomas Rutherford hospital. Her male passenger was transported via ambulance to Vanderbilt Medical Center.
According to MFRD Engine 1 Captain Blake Insell, the MPD officer also had a Labrador in the patrol car. The dog was taken to a local veterinarian as a precaution.
MFRD units were released from the scene. The Tennessee Highway Patrol is conducting an investigation and all four South Church Street lanes remain closed at this time.
All details regarding the accident shall be requested through the Tennessee Highway Patrol Office.