Elderly man, woman injured in 2 vehicle collision

8-year-old killed in head-on collision in Cookeville (Image 1)
8-year-old killed in head-on collision in Cookeville (Image 1)

A 77-year-old man and a 75-year-old woman were both injured in a two car collision in Clarksville Tuesday afternoon.

The accident occurred around 2:15 p.m. in the 2300 block of Madison Street.

According to police, a Nissan Rogue attempting to change lanes was clipped by the couple's Chevy Imapala.

As a result of the contact, the Impala flipped onto its left side.

The elderly driver was airlifted to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. The 75-year-old passenger was transported to an area hospital for treatment.

The extent of the crash victims' injuries or identities was not immediately released.

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