Woman hurt in head-on crash in Wilson County; Man charged


A woman was hurt in a head-on crash in Watertown Saturday evening.  

It happened around 5:30 p.m. on Sparta Pike near Taylor Road.  

According to a crash report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol, 56-year-old Edward Burns was traveling north on Sparta Pike when he crossed over the double yellow lines, hitting a 2014 Chrysler 200 LX driven by a 47-year-old woman.  

The driver of the Chrysler was seriously injured and was airlifted to Vanderbilt University Medical Center.  

Burns was booked into the Wilson County jail and faces charges of vehicular assault and DUI.  

Additional information was not released. 

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