2 injured in head-on collision on State Route 840 - WKRN News 2

2 injured in head-on collision on State Route 840

Posted: Updated: July 1, 2013 10:18 AM CDT

Two people were injured in a two-vehicle, head-on collision Sunday evening on State Route 840 in Rutherford County.

The crash occurred at mile marker 54 around 5:20 p.m.

According to Tennessee Highway Patrol, 64-year-old Deborah Oakley, of Lebanon, was driving an SUV east on State Route 840 when a U-Haul pulling another vehicle veered into her lane.

Oakley swerved off the roadway and crossed the median into westbound traffic where she struck a pickup truck driven by 31-year-old Joshua White.

Oakley was transported via LifeFlight helicopter to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville.

White, of Murfreesboro, was transported to Middle Tennessee Medical Center by ambulance.

An update on the victims' conditions was not immediately known.

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