Published: June 9, 2021


TWO PEOPLE WERE INJURED MONDAY FOLLOWING AN ACCIDENT IN WAYNESBORO INVOLVING A POLICE OFFICER. ACCORDING TO MEDIA SOURCES, EMERGENCY PERSONNEL WERE DISPATCHED IN THE AREA OF THEY WAYNESBORO SPORTSPLEX AROUND 3:30. INITIAL REPORTS INDICATE A VEHICLE DRIVEN BY TERESA WRIGHT OF WAYNESBORO WAS TRAVELING SOUTHBOUND ON HIGHWAY 13 WHEN SHE FAILED TO STOP FOR THE OFFICER WHO WAS TURNING INTO THE PARKING LOT. WRIGHT ALONG WITH A PASSENGER IN HER VEHICLE WERE AIRLIFTED FROM THE SCENE. THE OFFICER SUSTAINED NO SERIOUS INJURIES. THE ACCIDENT WAS INVESTIGATED BY THE TENNESSEE HIGHWAY PATROL.