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Bicyclist Airlifted to Nashville Hospital Following Late-Night Crash in Clarksville, Tennessee

Bicyclist airlifted post-crash night scene

Bicyclist Airlifted to Nashville Hospital After Crash in Clarksville

A late-night crash in Clarksville, Tennessee on Wednesday, May 22, 2024, resulted in a bike rider being airlifted to a hospital in Nashville. The crash involving the cyclist and a van occurred on Trenton Road near Timberdale Drive.

Accident Details

The serious collision happened a little before 11 p.m. local time and led to the authorities closing down Trenton Road. As of 11:30 p.m., traffic movement in the southern direction was being redirected to Hazelwood Road, and on the other side, northward vehicles were being diverted to Eagles Bluff Drive, as per the Clarksville Police Department (CPD).

The police are urging drivers to find alternative routes and avoid Trenton Road until the accident scene can be cleared and is safe for traffic to pass.

The extent of the bicyclist’s injuries has not been defined at the time of the report. However, they are being airlifted to a medical facility in Nashville to receive the necessary treatment.

Investigation Underway

Following the incident, an investigation has started to unravel the details surrounding the circumstances that led to the crash. Authorities are urging anyone with additional information or footage concerning this accident to step forward and help the ongoing investigation.

Trenton Road – A Spot of Concern

This particular incident is the second vehicular accident on Trenton Road only on Wednesday. An earlier four-vehicle collision had forced the closure of the road around 3:30 p.m. It marks the growing concern over safety on this stretch of road.

Widespread Appeal for Witnesses

The police department is encouraging any potential witnesses or those possessing valuable information regarding this damaging crash to get in touch with the investigators. They can reach the investigators at the contact provided, specifically extension 5221 at (931) 648-0656.

This information could be crucial in helping investigators piece together the events leading up to and during the incident. Investigators are especially interested in any video footage that could shed some light on the circumstances surrounding the accident.

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Bicyclist Airlifted to Nashville Hospital Following Late-Night Crash in Clarksville, Tennessee

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