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Crash alert: 2 dead in multi-vehicle wreck on I-24 in Nashville

by Ponce Law | November 23rd, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – Two people were killed and three others were injured in a multi-vehicle crash in south Nashville Friday night, according to Fox 17 Nashville.

A total of nine vehicles were involved in the wreck, which occurred in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 24 near Antioch Pike just before 8 p.m.

Investigators said the driver of an Infiniti Q-50 was trying to avoid a Mazda re-entering traffic on the highway when the Infiniti struck an Acura. A semi-truck then hit the Infiniti, which crashed into a concrete wall and went up in flames. The Infiniti’s two occupants died at the scene; their identities have not been released. Three other people were hospitalized with injuries that were not considered life-threatening.

The 17-year-old driver of the Mazda is facing charges for driving without a license and not having insurance, and could face additional charges.

All eastbound lanes and a westbound lane of I-24 were closed in the area while the scene was being cleared.

If you have been injured or lost someone you love due to a driver’s negligence or recklessness, you could be entitled to significant compensation for the expenses you have incurred. At Ponce Law, our experienced Nashville car accident attorneys stand ready to provide the legal representation you will need to obtain reimbursement during this difficult time.  Let us fight for you. Call us 24/7 at (844) 204-6765 or fill out a free initial consultation form to get started.

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