Two people were seriously injured in multi-vehicle rollover accident in Wilson County Thursday night.The accident occurred around 9 p.m. along I-40 east between mile marker 226 and 227. The Tennessee Department of Transportation told Nashville's News 2 three vehicles were involved in the accident. Two of those vehicles rolled over.
A preliminary investigation revealed that eastbound traffic slow due to a construction area, but an inattentive driver did not see the traffic slowing.
The inattentive driver rear-ended another vehicle, causing both vehicles to roll over.
The third vehicle was struck due the first impact.
Two individuals were injured, one with a very minor injury who refused transport by ambulance.
The second injured person sustained serious, non-lie threatening injuries and was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
The roadway was shutdown for about an hour while crews cleared the scene and it has since reopened.
441 Murfreesboro Road Nashville, TN 37210