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Crash alert: Search on for hit-and-run driver following death of pedestrian in Nashville

by Ponce Law | September 17th, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – According to WKRN, a search is underway for the driver responsible for a deadly hit-and-run accident in west Nashville.

Police were called to the area of Charlotte Avenue and Lellyett Street at about 9 p.m. Monday night, where a pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle.

The victim, identified as 67-year-old David Haskins of Foundry Drive, was pronounced dead at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. It is not yet clear whether Haskins was walking on Charlotte Pike or trying to cross the roadway when he was hit.

Police say the driver involved left the scene. Evidence gathered by investigators indicated the vehicle may have been a white 2005-2010 Toyota Scion tC. Anyone with information on the incident was urged to contact Metro Nashville police.

Pedestrian laws keep people safe on roads and sidewalks. If you’ve been injured by a motorist who violated these laws, you have legal rights to compensation. At Ponce Law, we’re here to protect those rights. Our experienced Nashville pedestrian accident lawyers can help you get the money you’re owed for your medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering, so that you can focus on getting better. Call us at (844) 204-6765 or reach out to us online. We’re available 24/7 to take your call.