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News Three-car accident shuts down 441 Tuesday morning

A three-vehicle accident that happened Tuesday morning closed down both north and southbound lanes of 441S.

Doug Ledford, driver of a white F150 Ford truck, ran the stop sign at Belle Dowdle Rd., entering oncoming traffic on 441. He crossed the road hitting a red Chevy Cobalt driven by April West who then hit a white Lexus.

After hitting West, Ledford crossed back over into the southbound lane resting on the curb. The Cobalt came to rest in a ditch on the northbound side of 441 and the Lexus stopped in the northbound lane.

West was transported to Mission Memorial via MAMA. Ledford was charged with running a stop sign.

Macon County Sheriff's Department rerouted traffic through Wide Horizon Dr. until the wreck was cleared. Franklin Fire Department responded with mutual aid to Clarks Chapel Fire Dept. State Highway patrol officer Brody Crawford was the investigating officer. Photos by Vickie Carpenter





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