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Crash alert: Driver injured in accident that shuts down I-40 in Nashville

by Ponce Law | October 5th, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – A driver was rushed to the hospital following an accident that disrupted traffic on Interstate 40 in Nashville Sunday morning, according to WSMV.

Police said the crash involving two vehicles occurred on I-40 eastbound in the area of Exit 210C.  One of the drivers was thrown from their vehicle and transported to Vanderbilt Medical Center. The person, whose identity has not been released, sustained injuries that were considered life-threatening.  No other injuries have been reported at this time.

The Metro Fatal Team of the Nashville Police Department is investigating the wreck, which shut down I-40 east in the area for about seven and a half hours.

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