3 people killed, 1 child injured in crash on Salem Pike in Murfreesboro

(Photo: WKRN)
(Photo: WKRN)

MURFREEBORO, Tenn. (WKRN) – Three people were killed and a child injured in a crash on Salem Pike in Murfreesboro Wednesday night.

The accident, which involved two SUVs, happened before 8:30 p.m. near Armstrong Valley Road.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol reported a Nissan Xterra driven by 59-year-old Ronald Smith, of Eagleville, was traveling westbound on Salem Pike when it crossed over the dividing line and struck a Chevy Equinox head-on.

(Photo: WKRN)
(Photo: WKRN)

The vehicles were spun around in the collision and came to a stop facing the opposite direction they were traveling.

Smith died at the scene, along both the driver and one passenger in the Equinox, identified as Michael Collins, 44, and Suzanne Collins, 34.

A 6-year-old boy in the Equinox was also injured in the crash. The extent of his injuries was not released. The THP report states the child was properly restrained in the vehicle.

No additional information was immediately released.