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Police Identify Motorcyclist Critically Injured In Head-On Crash In Clarksville

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Posted at 8:05 PM, Jun 07, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-09 02:27:22-04

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Police said they were actively working a crash involving a motorcycle and another vehicle in Montgomery County.

Officers said the two collided head-on at the intersection of Trenton Road and Sequoia Lane Sunday afternoon.

According to a preliminary investigation, officials believed the motorcyclist, identified as 28-year-old Michael Smith, crossed into oncoming traffic and hit a Ford F150 head-on.

Authorities said Smith was taken to Skyline Medical Center with critical injuries.

Officials asked motorists to avoid that area while they investigated the scene as traffic came to a standstill. The road opened about 90 minutes after the crash.

Police said no charges had been filed, and they were awaiting the results of a toxicology report.

Anyone with additional information on this crash was urged to call Fatal Accident Crash Investigator Larry Harris at 931-648-0656, ext. 5251.