Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health and the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency are warning residents that alcohol and certain drugs increase the risk for hypothermia.
The condition occurs when the body’s core temperature drops to 95° or lower and its effects can be deadly.
A total of 13,419 hypothermia-related fatalities were recorded in the U.S. in the last decade. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – On Saturday, January 31st, 2015 at 4:06pm, the Clarksville Police Department responded to a crash near the 700 block of Needmore Road.
A 2004 Mercury Mountaineer, driven by 34-year-old Clarksville resident Deborah J. Moore, left the roadway on the right-hand side hitting a ditch, which caused the vehicle to go airborne.
During the vehicle’s uncontrolled travel, it struck two mailboxes and knocked down a tree before coming to rest on the driver’s side.
Clarksville, TN – Patrol units of the Clarksville Police Department were dispatched to a reported shooting on Cranklen Circle at 12:48pm on New Year’s Day.
Emergency Medical Services personnel treated an adult female with gunshot wounds. The victim has been flown to Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Her condition is unknown at this time.
Clarksville, TN – On Wednesday night, October 1st, 2014, at 10:25pm, the Clarksville Police Department responded to a shots fired call at an apartment on the 100 block of Jack Miller Boulevard.
The suspect(s) had fled from the scene before Officers arrived. There were two victims.
One victim was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center due to injuries sustained from the shooting. «Read the rest of this article»
Montgomery County, TN – One suspect is in custody today after a meth lab was found in a basement apartment of an Old Ashland City Road residence this morning.
Mollie Hickman, 25, who gave a 2314 Old Ashland City Road address was booked into the Montgomery County Jail and charged with initiation of the process with the intent to manufacture meth. Her bond was set at $10,000.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Police report slow traffic in the area of Madison Street and Village Way, due to a traffic collision. East bound traffic will use the west bound lanes and west bound traffic will be diverted to Old Farmers Road. If at all possible, please avoid this area.
One individual is being transported by LifeFlight to Vanderbilt Medical Center and one individual will be transported by EMS to Gateway Medical Center.
Details will be given as soon as they come in. This just happened closer to 3:00pm, so units are on scene.
Montgomery County, TN – The Clarksville Police Department was dispatched to a vacant home on Madison Street in response to possible trespassing, which turned into a methamphetamine manufacturing investigation.
The property owner believed people had been in the home and told officers that he had seen signs of meth manufacturing. CPD contacted the 19th Judicial District Drug Task Force, Clarksville Fire Rescue and Montgomery County EMS.«Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health is working to reduce deaths and life-threatening conditions caused by summer heat. With temperatures reaching into the 90s in much of the state, Tennessee residents and visitors are urged to exercise caution and take preventive steps to avoid heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
“While the elderly, children and those with existing health issues are most at risk, extreme heat can affect anyone,” said TDH Commissioner John J. Dreyzehner, MD, MPH. “We want to remind everyone about ways to prevent heat-related illnesses and how to address them if they do occur.” «Read the rest of this article»
Montgomery County, TN – On Tuesday, May 27th, Tennessee State Senator Mark Green presented Emergency Medical Services A-Shift with Proclamations from the State of Tennessee, along with state flags that have flown over the Capitol, for their heroism that he recently witnessed on an accident scene.
Clarksville, TN – Reference the Executive Agenda and Special Session item Resolution 42. This resolution concerns the building of city fire rescue and county EMS capabilities in the Industrial Park per the agreement between the state, county, city and Hankook Tire Company.
The state and Industrial Development Board will provide a combined $1.4 million grant to build the facilities. A single land parcel is also provided for this purpose. The county and city will split this money to address these needs. «Read the rest of this article»
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