January 26, 2022
By: Dwayne Page
Three people were involved in a Saturday afternoon crash at 500 North Congress Boulevard, Smithville. Two of them were injured.
According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, 29 year old Brittaney L. Williams of Smithville was traveling north on Highway 56 in a 2011 Chevy Cruze when she apparently crossed the center line and struck a southbound 2002 Dodge 2500 driven by 25 year old Garrett McReynolds of Woodbury. 25 year old McKenzie Poteete of Liberty was a passenger with McReynolds.
After impact, the THP reports that the Chevy Cruze continued north a short distance while spinning to face south. The Chevy Cruze came to a final rest facing south in the roadway. The Dodge 2500 continued south a short distance, before running off the right side of the road. The Dodge 2500 came to a final rest off the right side of the roadway facing south. Eye witness accounts of the crash corresponded with the evidence on the roadway.
Both Williams and McReynolds were injured in the crash. Poteete was not hurt. Charges are pending the outcome of the investigation.