THP: Motorcycle Rider Life Flighted Following Accident

Diane M. Peterson age 56, of Spring Hill, TN was driving a 2003 Harley Davidson Trike East on US70S. She was slowing to attempt a left turn into the roadside park at Leoni.

Her brother, Gar K. Wong age 59, also of Spring Hill, TN was following behind on a 2003 Harley Davidson Motorcycle. He failed to slow and struck the Peterson trike in the rear. Wong's motorcycle went out of control and of the south side of the roadway and struck a fence.

Wong was transported to the helipad at Stones River Hospital for transfer to Vanderbilt by Lifeflight.

The accident occurred at approximately 11:15 a.m. Saturday.

Sergeant William H. (Billy) Prater
Tennessee Highway Patrol
East Bureau, District 6, Troop D
Cannon & Warren Counties