Three people suffered injuries that required treatment at local hospitals after a T-bone collision pushed a vehicle into a nearby barn in Robertson County on Friday.

Per a report by Smokey Barn News, the crash happened at the intersection of Memorial Blvd and William Woodard Drive just before 10:30 p.m.

A spokesperson with the Tennessee Highway Patrol says that despite both vehicles that were involved in the crash sustaining major damage, the occupants suffered only minor injuries.

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Matt Hardin, owner and founder of Matt Hardin Law, LLC, was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in the 24th edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. The list is published annually by Best Lawyers®, one of the oldest and most respected peer-review publications in the legal profession.

Matt was selected by his peers due to his outstanding work in the Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs category in Nashville, Tennessee. Best Lawyers chooses attorneys from 75 countries around the world and maintains a database of nearly 90,000 lawyers. Since the publication was founded, more than 10 million peer evaluations have been submitted, making it one of the most comprehensive attorney evaluation and referral services in the world.

By relying exclusively on peer reviews, Best Lawyers and its lists of recognition are designed to accurately identify consensus opinions among leading attorneys of the professional abilities of their colleagues and peers within specific practice areas and geographic regions of the United States. The nomination process utilizes both peer reviews and feedback as well as a sophisticated survey and analysis process to elicit the most substantive evaluations of selected attorneys.

Metro Nashville Police’s records indicate that the police department has arrested 1,220 individuals for DUI since Jan. 1, 2017—almost the same number through the same date in 2016.

Per a report by, the data was through August 12. Through the same time in 2016, Metro officers arrested 1,225 individuals for DUI. While the number of arrests has stayed steady, the locations where they’re occurring has changed.

The central precinct of Nashville, which includes downtown Nashville and top-party spots like Broadway and 2nd Avenue have seen a drop in DUIs of around 50 percent. Officers with the MNPD believe that this drop may be due to the increased usage of ride-sharing services, including Lyft and Uber.

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A 58-year-old man is being charged with vehicular homicide and vehicular assault after he traveled the wrong way down Briley Parkway in Nashville and collided head-on with another vehicle on June 30.

Per a report by, the accident caused a passenger in the vehicle that the man hit to suffer fatal injuries. Metro Nashville Police say the crash occurred near Eaton’s Creek Road just before 10 p.m.

After an investigation, police determined that the man was intoxicated, as they found an empty bottle of whiskey inside his vehicle and toxicology tests confirmed that his blood alcohol level was 0.225 at the time of the crash—nearly three times the legal limit.

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A 27-year-old woman from Smyrna, Tennessee, was killed when her vehicle was struck by a vehicle belonging to the Arrington Fire Department last week.

Per a report by, the crash occurred Thursday night in Nolensville, Tennessee, at around 6 p.m. at Williams Road and Nolensville Road.

An investigation by the Nolensville Police Department revealed that after being struck by the fire department’s vehicle, the woman’s car was pushed into a parked construction vehicle that was on the side of the road, while the fire department vehicle struck a utility pole.

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Four tractor-trailers and a passenger vehicle were involved in accidents in the westbound lanes of Interstate 40 in Cumberland County on Thursday morning.

Per a report by the Herald-Citizen, the first accident occurred at around 3:30 a.m. near mile marker 325 when a stopped tractor-trailer with two flat tires was struck by another big rig on the side of the interstate.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol says that debris from that crash was thrown into the roadway, causing drivers to stop. That caused another crash when a tractor-trailer rear-ended another semi-truck due to the driver being unable to stop in time.

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The officer with Metro Nashville Police who was seriously injured when his patrol car was struck by an SUV on Tuesday in Davidson County is still recovering in a local hospital.

Per a report by, the crash occurred at around 6:30 p.m. on W. Old Hickory Boulevard near Cedar Hill Park at around 6:30 p.m. An investigation by Metro Nashville Police revealed that the driver of the SUV veered into a lane of oncoming traffic before striking the officer’s patrol car. The impact of the collision caused the officer to suffer several broken bones.

When emergency responders arrived at the scene to question the driver of the SUV, they found that he smelled of alcohol and had bloodshot eyes. After being transported to a local hospital to receive treatment, police say he will be charged with vehicular assault and DUI when he’s released.

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A 23-year-old man from Hermitage was killed when his motorcycle collided head-on with a pickup truck on Bell Road in Nashville on Saturday afternoon.

Per a report by, the accident occurred when the motorcyclist passed vehicles in the bike lanes of Bell Road before colliding with a pickup truck at the intersection of Stewarts Ferry Pike while the driver was making a U-turn.

Emergency responders pronounced the motorcyclist dead at the scene. The 60-year-old driver of the pickup truck wasn’t injured in the crash. After an investigation, officers with Metro Nashville Police declined to be press charges and said that his U-turn was legal.

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Officers with the Clarksville Police Department are reminding drivers of the traffic laws they must follow when they pass through school zones throughout the city, as the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System resumes classes this week.

Per a report by Clarksville Now, a spokesperson with the CPD says that the department will be watching drivers carefully to catch anyone speeding through school zones or attempting to pass school buses.

The CPD says that drivers should remember that school zones are marked with flashing lights or traffic signs, and that drivers should also pass through these areas distraction-free while remaining alert and cautious. In addition, drivers should note that active school zones have a speed limit of 20 mph unless otherwise posted.

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A 39-year-old man is being charged with vehicular homicide after he struck a pedestrian with his SUV in Nashville late Wednesday.

Per a report by, the accident happened just before midnight in the 1500 block of 22nd Avenue North. An accident report by the Metro Nashville Police revealed that the driver first sideswiped a parked vehicle before he struck the pedestrian.

Emergency responders pronounced the victim dead at the scene. The driver of the SUV remained at the scene and was cooperative when police arrived. He refused to take a field sobriety test, but a search warrant allowed police to obtain a blood sample to test for signs of intoxication or impairment.

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