Fatal Car Accident in Nashville, Tennessee Today
Nashville, Tennessee has witnessed a fatal car accident. The two cars involved in the crash were driven by two women. The Hyundai Elantra struck the Nissan Juke, killing the driver and causing critical injuries to the Hyundai’s passenger. Both women were taken to hospital. However, the Hyundai passenger was declared dead a week later.
According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, the driver of one vehicle struck another driver from behind, causing a chain reaction. The other driver was then hit by the Hyundai SGX and the Chevrolet Tahoe. This caused the car to spin out of control. Then, the Honda Accord was struck by another car and collided with a Chevrolet Impala.
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The Meigs County Department of Education provided an update on the crash that occurred six hours east of Memphis. The MATA bus crash in Memphis left five people injured. According to the Memphis Fire Department the debris from the crash caught on fire. The crash was reported at 382 Klinke Avenue. The victim of the accident died on the spot.
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The Memphis Fire Department responded at 8:10 p.m. to the collision with a pickup truck. Four firefighters were taken to the Regional One Trauma Center, while one other person was injured but not a firefighter. Fire departments from other cities have expressed their condolences for the fallen firefighters.
According to the Metro Nashville Police Department, the woman involved was driving without a license, and had only a driver’s permit. The victim has not been publicly identified due to the privacy of her family. Another collision occurred when a police officer was transporting a prisoner. The second vehicle drove into the officer’s lane, colliding with his squad car. The second driver fled the scene. The second collision resulted in the police officer being cited for failing to maintain a safe watch.