Five Injuried In Vehicle Crash at Woodland

Friday, 11 January 2019

A traffic crash in front of Woodland Elementary School yesterday slowed vehicles for several hours. At  11:15am, a two vehicle occurred on State Route 53 (Manchester Highway).
According to reports from the Tennessee Highway Patrol, vehicle number 1, a 2010 Toyota Corella driving by Monica Edmonson, 51 of Bradyville. The Edmonson vehicle was traveling South on Highway 53 and slowed in order to make a left turn into Woodland School.
Vehicle number two, a 2013 Ford F150 Pickup driven by 21 year old Bradyville resident Collin Anderson was traveling South on Highway 53 and failed to stop.  Vehicle 2 (Ford Pickup) collided with the rear end of vehicle 1. Vehicle 1 (Toyota) overturned off the right side of the roadway. Vehicle 2 ran off the right side of the roadway south of the school building.
Both drivers and passengers were injuried. Edmonson and an 11 year old minor were transported by life flight to Vanderbilt Medical Center. Two other passengers in vehicle one, Elvira Beck, 72 and Calvin Edmonson, 30, both of Bradyville were transported by Emergency Medical Service to Saint Thomas-Rutherford in Murfreesboro.
No charges for Edmonson in vehicle one, charges are pending against Anderson in vehicle two.   
Trooper Andrew Collier was the investigator of the crash. The crash scene was cleared before dismissal of the students at the end of the school day.