Police identify victims of fatal crash on Walnut Grove and Perkins

The scene at the intersection of North Perkins Road and Walnut Grove Road.
The scene at the intersection of North Perkins Road and Walnut Grove Road.(Action News 5)
Published: Sep. 20, 2022 at 8:55 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 21, 2022 at 2:34 PM CDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - A two-vehicle crash took place Tuesday night on Walnut Grove Road and North Perkins Road, where two fatalities have been confirmed.

From one car, driver Brandon Alvin Jones, 41, and passenger Bridgett Murry, 36, died on the scene, police say. Their 2016 Hyundai Accent reportedly struck a utility pole.

The male driver of the other vehicle was transported to Regional One Hospital. He is still critical.

The cause of the crash is under investigation, but police say they believe speeding was a factor.

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