Jeep vs Motorcycle

Arial Hummel

UPDATE: 

Motorcyclist Harold Perry, 51, has died from his injuries.

Clarksville Police have charged Arial Hummel, 38, with vehicular homicide, following the first vehicle fatality in Clarksville in 2020.

The crash happened Jan. 1 at about 10 p.m. at the intersection of Fort Campbell Boulevard and Quin and involved a Jeep and a motorcycle.

  

Previous report: 

The first significant crash of the year happened Jan. 1 at about 10 p.m. at the intersection of Fort Campbell Boulevard and Quin and involved a Jeep and a motorcycle. 

Arial Hummel, 38, drove south in a Jeep Wrangler on Fort Campbell Boulevard, and a 51-year-old man rode a Victory motorcycle north in the center travel lane of Fort Campbell Boulevard when the crash took place. 

Hummel made a left turn onto private property and crossed into the motorcycle’s path. The motorcycle hit the Jeep and ejected the rider, who landed on the top of the Jeep’s rear tire and frame.

Paramedics took the man by LifeFlight helicopter in critical condition to a Nashville hospital, where he underwent surgery. No further details were available regarding his condition or identity.

Police charged Hummel with driving under the influence and took her to the Montgomery County Jail. Her bond was set at $1,500. Police said she could face additional charges.  

Police seek anyone who may have witnessed the crash. Anyone with more information may contact Officer Cody Bergen at 931-648-0656, ext. 5642 or the tips line at 931-645-8477.

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