Murfreesboro police involved in serious crash near Riverdale High

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WKRN) – A Murfreesboro police cruiser was involved in a serious crash with multiple cars Wednesday night.

The crash happened at 7:20 p.m. on Warrior Drive just down the street from Riverdale High School off New Salem Highway.

Nearby neighbors told News 2 they witnessed a possible pursuit with several police cars just ahead of the wreck, as well as loud bangs.

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There was a heavy police presence at the scene, and several power lines were downed. According to Middle Tennessee Electric, hundreds were without power near the area as of 9:30 p.m.

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Authorities have yet to offer details on the situation. It’s not yet known how many other cars were involved in the crash or what caused it, but at least one sedan went off the roadway and into a ravine. The impact left the car totaled.

At least one person was injured, and LifeFlight was called to the scene.

Murfreesboro police said the Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating.

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