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Crash alert: Driver facing charges after head-on collision on Bell Road

by Ponce Law | October 7th, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – According to Fox 17 Nashville, a driver was arrested and is facing charges following a head-on collision in Nashville Saturday night.

Police said 31-year-old Francisco Nuffio was driving a pickup truck on Bell Road near Rice Road at about 10 p.m. when he crossed over the double-yellow line. The pickup crashed into a Nissan Versa and the Nissan driver had to be rescued from the vehicle by first responders.

The victim, who was not identified, was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center with injuries that were described as life-threatening.

Nuffio was charged with vehicular assault. Police said he smelled of alcohol at the scene of the crash and had difficulty standing.

The Metro Nashville Police Department Crime Laboratory tested a blood sample that was taken from Nuffio for alcohol and drug content.

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