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Middle Tennessee and the city of Manchester are home to one of the world’s biggest music festivals, which attracts more than 80,000 people every year. In response, several local law enforcement agencies step up their presence to safely management traffic and keep drivers safe.

Per a report by Clarksville Now, the festival kicks off on Thursday night and continues until Sunday evening. Traffic in and around Manchester is expected to significantly increase. Officers with the Tennessee Department of Transportation, the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Manchester Police Department, and Coffee County Sheriff’s Department will all be on hand to make sure traffic flows smoothly and to help festival attendees enter the grounds without incident.

Gates opened to ticket-holders at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 7, to provide more time for attendees to park their vehicles and set up their camp sites. In 2016, there were 13 traffic crashes that involved two injuries and one fatality. Officers also wrote 626 citations.

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Three people were seriously injured and one person was killed during a four-vehicle accident on Montgomery County on Monday.

Per a report by Clarksville Now, the crash happened on Highway 149 at around noon. The Tennessee Highway Patrol’s investigation revealed that a vehicle driven by a 74-year-old woman from Tennessee Ridge was traveling westbound when it crossed the center line and rear-ended a vehicle driven by a 20-year-old woman.

The impact of that collision caused the 74-year-old woman’s vehicle to sideswipe a vehicle in the eastbound lanes. Another vehicle that was also traveling eastbound swerved to avoid the crash and was struck head-on by the 74-year-old woman’s car.

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Dump Truck Strikes Compact Vehicle in Clarksville, Injuring 1

A dump truck carrying large amounts of dirt and travel t-boned a compact car in Clarksville, Tennessee, Thursday morning at the intersection of Purple Heart Parkway and Evans Road. The impact of the collision caused traffic to shut down in both directions for several hours.

The Leaf-Chronicle reports that the accident occurred around 7:18 a.m. and that officers with the Clarksville Police Department responded to the scene at 7:25 a.m.

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