A collision involving a tractor-trailer and front loader on Thursday, November 12 leaves one deceased and one injured.

Emergency personnel evaluate the scene of a crash between a tractor-trailor hauling corn and a front loader.

The accident occurred at approximately 2:30 p.m. near the new construction site in the westbound lane of travel across from McDonalds on Highway 412 in Bells.

Emergency personnel work to extract the driver of a tractor trailer on Highway 412 following a fatal collision.

The tractor-trailer was hauling corn that covered the eastbound roadway and traffic was closed in both directions for an extended period of time while emergency personnel worked to clear the road. By 3:30 p.m. a single lane of travel was formed each way in the eastbound lane.

Tennessee Highway Patrol investigates the scene of a crash that shut down both lanes of travel on Highway 412 in Bells.

The driver of the tractor-trailer was airlifted to the Med in Memphis with unknown injuries and the front loader operator succumbed to his injuries on scene.

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