On Saturday, November 3, 2018, at approximately 5:00 pm, Murfreesboro Police Officers responded to a one vehicle crash near 1002 E. Northfield Blvd. The crash involved a 2005 Honda Odyssey. The investigation revealed the vehicle was traveling westbound on E. Northfield Blvd. and struck the curb multiple times before leaving the roadway and striking a fire hydrant causing it to roll onto its side. The crash resulted in both occupants being trapped in the vehicle.
Both occupants were extricated by Murfreesboro Fire Rescue personnel. The passenger was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver was treated on scene by Rutherford County Emergency Services and transported him to St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital. Upon release from treatment he was taken in to custody and charged with Vehicular Homicide, Driving Under the Influence, 3rd Offense and Violation of the Open Container Law. He is currently being held at the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Department under $264,000 bond.
The passenger has been identified as Bryan Keith Downing, Jr. (dob 9/23/1985) of Murfreesboro, TN.
The driver has been identified as Bryan Keith Downing (dob 6/19/1959) of Murfreesboro, TN. He had minor injuries.