Community mourns 11-year-old killed in Murfreesboro crash

Community mourns 11-year-old killed in Murfreesboro crash

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WSMV) – An 11-yr-aged boy is dead right after a head-on car crash in Murfreesboro Monday afternoon.

According to police, officers responded to the crash around 3:15 p.m. on Monday. The incident took put on Lascassas Pike, just east of DeJarnette Lane.

Police stated it appears the driver of a gray Toyota Camry was traveling south on Lascassas Pike when he veered in excess of into oncoming visitors and struck a crimson Toyota Corolla. An 11-12 months-outdated boy was in the backseat of the Corolla, together with a male driver, female passenger and yet another young boy.

MPD officers and Murfreesboro Fire staff tried carried out life-conserving evaluate on the boy, who was later pronounced useless at the clinic. The male driver of the Corolla was trapped within the auto and firefighters experienced to use specific machines to no cost him. The lady and other boy, 9 decades outdated, have been also injured in the collision. All had been taken to the hospital and are considered to be in important, but steady condiitons.

Providence Christian Academy said Cole Johnson was a 5th-quality university student at the university and individuals in the space are heartbroken. One particular man claimed he’ll in no way overlook this tiny boy. Charlie Pitts barbershop sits along Lascassas road in Murfreesboro, just a number of toes absent from in which a head-on automobile crash killed a minimal boy, a boy Pitt reported he ran for his existence to enable.

It was just like any other working day, Charlie Pitt was in his barbershop doing work with an worker.

“I had just bought finished functioning on a buyer,” Pitts explained.

When he heard a loud bang.

“I mentioned that sounded like A airplane fell out of the sky,” Pitts stated.

When Charlie ran exterior, two automobiles smashed collectively with folks within.

“We tried using to open up doors but they were being stuck and we received into the entrance door and bought one particular little dude out on the ground,” Pitts reported.

That minimal male was 11-year-outdated, Cole Johnson. Whilst Charlie said he observed a few many others in the car or truck he did the only factor he could imagine of after calling 9-1-1.

“I just held his palms and prayed for him,” Pitts said.

Right after paramedics arrived and took all people to the medical center, Charlie mentioned he sat there praying, but hrs afterwards Charlie discovered out he’d in no way hold Cole’s hand again.

“I believed he was heading to reside but he’s the one that passed absent,” Pitts mentioned.

Charlies claimed he burst into tears.

“It killed me, it actually did. He was a lovely boy,” Pitts claimed.

A boy Charlie reported he will normally don’t forget with a cross.

“I place this cross up to remind people today to be safe and sound.”

But, most importantly.

“In memory of the young person that handed away,” Pitt explained.

Murfreesboro Police said one person died and five others were injured in a head-on crash on...
Murfreesboro Law enforcement stated one particular person died and five other individuals have been wounded in a head-on crash on Lascassas Pike on Monday.(WSMV)

Providence Christian Academy delivered the adhering to assertion concerning this incident:

The person driving the Camry was also hurt and taken to the medical center. There was a man driving with him in the Camry, who endured insignificant injuries.

MPD reviews all ended up sporting seatbelts. The crash continues to be below investigation and fees are possible.

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