La Vergne police officer injured in head-on collision

Mar 29, 2021 at 08:00 am by Voice Wire

Photo of the police cruiser involved in the head-on collision. (Submitted/LPD)

A La Vergne police officer was injured while responding to a call on Friday night, according to a press release.

Officer Zachary Benedetti was responding to an emergency call with lights and sirens around 7:45 p.m. when he and another driver collided head-on on Waldron Road near Industrial Boulevard.

Benedetti was transported to Vanderbilt Medical Center with serious injuries. The occupants of the other vehicle were transported to Stone Crest Hospital in stable condition.

It is not clear at this time what caused the head-on collision. More details will be released as they become available.


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