Murfreesboro woman killed, 6 children injured on SR 840

Motorcyclist seriously hurt in Rutherford County accident (Image 1)
Motorcyclist seriously hurt in Rutherford County accident (Image 1)

A single car accident killed a Murfreesboro woman and injured six children on Sunday.

Cathy McAllister, 36, was killed after her vehicle crashed on State Route 840 in Rutherford County.

McAllister was driving a van carrying six children from Lebanon, ages seven to 15, all injured in the crash.

The accident was reported just after 1 p.m. on State Route 840 near mile marker 62 in Rutherford County.

According to the accident report, McAllister was traveling west bound on Interstate 840.

The van swerved into the median then flipped several times before landing on it's roof.

All occupants were wearing seatbelts.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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