Driver Killed in Lebanon, TN, 18-wheeler Accident on Eastgate
Lebanon, TN -- May 12, 2017, a man was killed as the result of an accident where his vehicle collided with an 18-wheeler on Eastgate Boulevard.
According to preliminary information released by the Lebanon Police Department, the incident took place at around 12:00 p.m. in the 7300 block of Eastgate Boulevard, just west of Highway 109.
Police investigators reported that a man, who as yet to be identified, was driving a rental car along the roadway at the time. Police officials did not specify the events leading up to the crash, but they say the man's vehicle somehow crossed paths with an 18-wheeler, resulting in a severe collision.
The driver of the car was trapped inside the vehicle due to the crash. Rescue crews worked to extract the victim, but they say he died at the scene. The truck driver was not injured.
Police did not report any charges or citations, nor did they say what might have caused the accident. No additional details are available.
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