SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (WKRN) — One person was killed in a crash involving a Tennessee Highway Patrol vehicle and two other cars in Springfield Tuesday morning.
The crash happened just before 11 a.m. in front of Payne Chevrolet at the intersection of Memorial Boulevard (Highway 41 North) and Bill Jones Industrial Drive.
THP released a preliminary statement around 4 p.m. They said a trooper was attempting to catch a speeding driver on Hwy. 41 when a SUV attempted to turn left onto Bill Jones Industrial Drive.
The SUV collided with the trooper’s vehicle and the THP car then collided with a red sedan, according to the report.
THP said the 62-year-old driver of the SUV was killed at the scene.
The trooper and the driver of the third car were taken to the hospital to be treated for minor injuries.
THP said the incident remains under investigation.
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