Posted 12/6/22

A Maury County Deputy was transported to the emergency room Tuesday after his patrol vehicle was struck while assisting a crash scene.

Officials say emergency units were responding to an accident near Dr. Robertson Road after receiving reports that a vehicle had crashed into a tree.

While assisting the scene, a Maury County Sheriff’s Deputy vehicle was struck by a third SUV. Crews say both vehicles were pushed off the road and the SUV rolled onto its side during the collision.

Units with the Maury County Fire Department arrived at the scene and found the driver of the SUV trapped inside the vehicle. Fire Department personnel quickly extricated the driver and transported the driver to a local hospital.

The deputy was also transported to the emergency room. Officials say all three patients, are recovering at this time.