Accident in Speedwell claims life of father and son

Published 2:03 pm Friday, May 31, 2024

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A father and son were killed and a third person seriously injured in a two-vehicle head-on collision on Back Valley Road in Speedwell on Thursday night, May 30.

According to WRIL, the accident happened near the intersection with Summit Drive.

According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, a 2005 Honda Civic driven by 34-year-old Logan Greer was traveling west on Back Valley Road when he failed to maintain his lane. He was traveling with his 15-year-old son in the vehicle. Greer then struck a 2010 Ford Fusion driven by 34-year-old Olivia Bolinger head on causing significant damage to both vehicles which came to an uncontrolled rest in the roadway.

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Both Logan Greer and his son died in the accident. Olivia Bolinger was transported via Lifestar medical helicopter to a hospital for treatment of serious injuries.

Responding to the scene was the Claiborne County Sheriff’s Department, Claiborne EMS, Lifestar, Tennessee Highway Patrol, and Speedwell Fire Department.