Semi Truck Collides With Pickup Truck Near Nashville, TN

CLARKSVILLE, TN – On Monday, September 20, 2010 a pickup truck collided with a semi truck in Clarksville, Tennessee, seriously injuring the driver of the pickup.

Pickup truck collides with tractor trailer in Clarksville, TN

Pickup truck collides with tractor trailer in Clarksville, TN

Clarksville is located in Montgomery County, Tennessee in the northern part of the state on the border with Kentucky, about 49 miles northeast of Nashville.

The accident happened about 7:20 a.m. near the intersection of Trenton Road and Highway 374 (101st Airborne Division Parkway) in Clarksville.

Location of semi truck accident in Clarksville, TN on Trenton Road and Highway 374.

Location of semi truck accident in Clarksville, TN on Trenton Road and Highway 374.

The pickup truck driver, Matthew Lewis, was airlifted by helicopter to a hospital in Nashville. Although the extent of his injuries is not known, it has been reported that he was in stable condition.

Lewis was traveling southbound on Trenton Road when the pickup truck he was driving collided with the big rig, which was stopped at the intersection at a red light.

Below is a Google street view of the intersection where the accident occurred. You can click the mouse and drag it around to get a full 360Ā° view of the scene of the accident.


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The cause of the accident is not known at this time, but police are investigating. Police don’t know why Lewis ran into the rear of the tractor trailer.

The driver of the 18 wheeler was Jackie Thomas, 61 years old from Mayfield, Kentucky. He was not seriously injured in the accident.


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