Crash alert: 3-vehicle accident shuts down stretch of I-24

by Ponce Law | July 16th, 2020

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – A crash involving three vehicles shut down a stretch of Interstate 24 East early Thursday morning. WSMV reported it happened at about 4:30 a.m. on I-24 East near Old Hickory Boulevard at the Rutherford County line.

Police said a speeding Dodge Camaro slammed into an SUV, which then collided with a semi-truck. A 14-year-old was thrown from the SUV and sustained critical injuries. The teen was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center and was later listed in stable condition.

Traffic was diverted to Old Hickory Boulevard while crews spent hours clearing the scene of the wreck. The woman driving the Camaro has been charged with DUI, police said.

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