Published: April 5, 2021


FRANKLIN POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A FATAL CRASH THAT TOOK THE LIVES OF A WILLIAMSON COUPLE OVER THE WEEKEND. ACCORDING TO A PRESS RELEASE, THE EASTER AFTERNOON CRASH AT MURFREESBORO RD. AND ROYAL OAKS BLVD. SENT EIGHT PEOPLE TO THREE DIFFERENT HOSPITALS. ED AND CHARLOTTE HOUSE, BOTH DIED FROM INJURIES SUSTAINED AND THE VICTIMS IN THE SECOND VEHICLE, TWO ADULTS AND FOUR CHILDREN, WERE SERIOUSLY HURT. PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATION INDICATES THAT HOUSE WAS TRAVELING WEST ON MURFREESBORO RD. WHEN, FOR REASONS UNKNOWN, HE CRASHED INTO THE REAR END OF THE OTHER VEHICLE WHILE IT WAS STOPPED FOR A RED LIGHT, WAITING TO TURN LEFT ONTO ROYAL OAKS BLVD.