Pickup, Dump Truck Collide in Wilson County, Tennessee
WILSON COUNTY, TN. – According to a news story reported online at lebanondemocrat.com, a pickup and a dump truck were involved in a collision in Wilson County, Tennessee. Officials responding to the scene indicated that two people were injured in the wreck and taken to a local hospital for treatment.*
The crash involved a small pickup truck (make and model not reported) and a dump truck and occurred in the early evening on April 29. At approximately 5:30 p.m. that day, EMS and firefighters responded to the site of the accident in the area of Sparta Pike and Poplar Hill Road in Wilson County. Wilson Emergency Management Director Joey Cooper indicated that two people inside the pickup truck were trapped following the collision.
The Lebanon Democrat reports that firefighters at the scene worked to extricate the two people inside the pickup, and emergency responders took both of them to Tristar Summit Medical Center for treatment. Neither person was identified in the news report. Their injuries were described as non-life threatening.
It is not clear from the report if anyone inside the dump truck was injured. The Lebanon Democrat did not say how many people were in the dump truck or what company was affiliated with the dump truck. No one from the truck was identified in the report, either.
The accident resulted in lane closures in the area, which affected traffic in both directions on Sparta Pike. Delays lasted for about an hour. Tennessee Highway Patrol is still investigating the crash, the cause of which is not yet known.
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