Local investigators said that a white box truck driver was arrested on Highway 231 in Lebanon, Tennessee, on Sunday afternoon because “the sound played was similar to the sound heard before the Christmas explosion.”
The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office said the truck was pulled along Murfreesboro Road two days ago from the east half an hour of the RV explosion in downtown Nashville. Residents in the nearby area were evacuated, the sheriff’s car was blocked on the highway, and an explosive detection robot was deployed to search for the vehicle.
“The driver entered Wilson County from Rutherford County, where he was stopped and detained by a deputies to the National People̵
As of 4:40 pm local time, since about 11 am, the highway has been reopened due to the closure of searches for suspicious vehicles
The authorities announced that at about 4 pm local time, as the sheriff’s representative was closed on the road and the machine was used to search for vehicles, the authorities announced at about 4 pm local time that there was a failure on a suspicious truck that closed Highway 231 in southern Tennessee. Explosives were found.
Authorities confirmed to the Associated Press on Sunday that the van is playing audio similar to that before the RV explosion.
Real-time news and local news reporters said that the white box truck was playing an “evacuation message” from its speakers, similar to the audio played by an RV in Nashville on Christmas morning. There is no direct connection between these two events.
The Wilson County Sheriff’s Office announced at 1:29 pm local time on Sunday that Highway 231, which runs south from the entrance to the Cedar Mountains of Lebanon National Park, was still closed due to suspicious vehicles.
The department’s official Twitter account urged: “Please avoid the area and seek alternative routes.”
The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office announced that the truck was playing audio at the Crossroads Market in Walter Hill at 10:30 am local time. The person in the car drove the truck out of the parking lot and was pulled down by a representative of nearby Wilson County.
Weekly newspaper On Sunday afternoon, we have contacted the local sheriff’s office for more detailed information.
At 5:43 EST, the story has been updated with more information.