Clarksville police: Speed, alcohol possible factors in crash

Clarksville police: Speed, alcohol possible factors in crash (Image 1)
Clarksville police: Speed, alcohol possible factors in crash (Image 1)

Clarksville police say speed and alcohol are possible factors in an accident that sent three men to the hospital early Monday morning in Clarksville.

According to a news release, a 23-year-old man driving a pickup truck along the 101st Airborne Division Parkway was rear-ended by a 31-year-old man driving a Chrysler Sebring at a high rate of speed.

The incident happened around 2:30 a.m. near the intersection of the 101st Parkway and Peachers Mill Road.

Officials say the 31-year-old was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center via LifeFlight to be treated for a head injury.

The 23-year-old and his 32-year-old passenger were taken to Blanchfield Army Community Hospital to be treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Officials say speed and alcohol were likely factors.

No further details were immediately released.

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