Woman killed in head-on crash in Smyrna

Posted at 3:11 PM, Jan 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-15 14:11:09-05

SMYRNA, Tenn. (WTVF) — A driver was killed in a two-vehicle, head-on crash in Smyrna.

It happened Thursday night just before 9 o'clock at the 7600 block of West Jefferson Pike and TN-266 near the entrance to Jefferson Springs Recreation Area.

According to Smyrna Police officials, 46-year-old Tammie McClard was driving west on TN-226 in a gold Saturn. It crossed the double yellow line into the eastbound lane and hit a black 2018 Infiniti QX60 head-on. Laura Ford, 29, was driving the Infinity east on TN-266 North.

Ford, of Murfreesboro, was transported by Rutherford County EMS to Stonecrest Medical Center for treatment of her injuries.

McClard was pronounced deceased at the scene. The Smyrna Police Department is continuing to investigate.