Two People Killed in Head-On Crash in Nashville


Two people have died following a head-on crash in Nashville.

It happened on Haywood Lane near Apache Trail on Saturday at 5:30 a.m. The preliminary investigation indicates a Dodge Charger was traveling westbound when it crossed into oncoming traffic and struck an eastbound BMW X5.

The Dodge caught fire following the crash. The driver, whose identity will be confirmed by the Medical Examiner’s Office, died at the scene. Toxicology testing will be conducted to determine if impairment was a factor.

All three occupants of the BMW were transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center with critical injuries. The backseat passenger later died from his injuries. Efforts are underway to notify his family.

There were no signs of impairment on part of the BMW driver at the scene.

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