WILSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — A 23-year-old man has died after a multi-vehicle crash was reported in Wilson County Sunday afternoon, according to authorities.
Shortly after 2:45 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 24, the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office posted about a “wreck with injuries” that completely shut down 4225 Hartsville Pike, as well as Spring Creek Road.
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Officials urged motorists to avoid the area and seek an alternate route while crews worked the scene, but as of 5 p.m., Hartsville Pike and Spring Creek Road are back open.
Sheriff Robert Bryan told News 2 the incident was a fatal crash involving a motorcycle.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) reported Michael Eiss was operating a 2012 Honda CBS and wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. Eiss was traveling north on Hartsville Pike as a 2001 Chevy Silverado turned left from Spring Creek Road onto Hartsville Pike South, according to the crash report.
The crash reported noted the crash occurred when the motorcycle hit the front of the Silverado in the northbound travel lane.
In addition, the THP reported the 67-year-old driver of the Silverado was also injured in the crash.