A 58-year-old man is being charged with vehicular homicide and vehicular assault after he traveled the wrong way down Briley Parkway in Nashville and collided head-on with another vehicle on June 30.

Per a report by WKRN.com, the accident caused a passenger in the vehicle that the man hit to suffer fatal injuries. Metro Nashville Police say the crash occurred near Eaton’s Creek Road just before 10 p.m.

After an investigation, police determined that the man was intoxicated, as they found an empty bottle of whiskey inside his vehicle and toxicology tests confirmed that his blood alcohol level was 0.225 at the time of the crash—nearly three times the legal limit.

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A 27-year-old woman from Smyrna, Tennessee, was killed when her vehicle was struck by a vehicle belonging to the Arrington Fire Department last week.

Per a report by WKRN.com, the crash occurred Thursday night in Nolensville, Tennessee, at around 6 p.m. at Williams Road and Nolensville Road.

An investigation by the Nolensville Police Department revealed that after being struck by the fire department’s vehicle, the woman’s car was pushed into a parked construction vehicle that was on the side of the road, while the fire department vehicle struck a utility pole.

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Four tractor-trailers and a passenger vehicle were involved in accidents in the westbound lanes of Interstate 40 in Cumberland County on Thursday morning.

Per a report by the Herald-Citizen, the first accident occurred at around 3:30 a.m. near mile marker 325 when a stopped tractor-trailer with two flat tires was struck by another big rig on the side of the interstate.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol says that debris from that crash was thrown into the roadway, causing drivers to stop. That caused another crash when a tractor-trailer rear-ended another semi-truck due to the driver being unable to stop in time.

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The officer with Metro Nashville Police who was seriously injured when his patrol car was struck by an SUV on Tuesday in Davidson County is still recovering in a local hospital.

Per a report by WKRN.com, the crash occurred at around 6:30 p.m. on W. Old Hickory Boulevard near Cedar Hill Park at around 6:30 p.m. An investigation by Metro Nashville Police revealed that the driver of the SUV veered into a lane of oncoming traffic before striking the officer’s patrol car. The impact of the collision caused the officer to suffer several broken bones.

When emergency responders arrived at the scene to question the driver of the SUV, they found that he smelled of alcohol and had bloodshot eyes. After being transported to a local hospital to receive treatment, police say he will be charged with vehicular assault and DUI when he’s released.

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A 23-year-old man from Hermitage was killed when his motorcycle collided head-on with a pickup truck on Bell Road in Nashville on Saturday afternoon.

Per a report by WSMV.com, the accident occurred when the motorcyclist passed vehicles in the bike lanes of Bell Road before colliding with a pickup truck at the intersection of Stewarts Ferry Pike while the driver was making a U-turn.

Emergency responders pronounced the motorcyclist dead at the scene. The 60-year-old driver of the pickup truck wasn’t injured in the crash. After an investigation, officers with Metro Nashville Police declined to be press charges and said that his U-turn was legal.

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Officers with the Clarksville Police Department are reminding drivers of the traffic laws they must follow when they pass through school zones throughout the city, as the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System resumes classes this week.

Per a report by Clarksville Now, a spokesperson with the CPD says that the department will be watching drivers carefully to catch anyone speeding through school zones or attempting to pass school buses.

The CPD says that drivers should remember that school zones are marked with flashing lights or traffic signs, and that drivers should also pass through these areas distraction-free while remaining alert and cautious. In addition, drivers should note that active school zones have a speed limit of 20 mph unless otherwise posted.

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A 39-year-old man is being charged with vehicular homicide after he struck a pedestrian with his SUV in Nashville late Wednesday.

Per a report by WKRN.com, the accident happened just before midnight in the 1500 block of 22nd Avenue North. An accident report by the Metro Nashville Police revealed that the driver first sideswiped a parked vehicle before he struck the pedestrian.

Emergency responders pronounced the victim dead at the scene. The driver of the SUV remained at the scene and was cooperative when police arrived. He refused to take a field sobriety test, but a search warrant allowed police to obtain a blood sample to test for signs of intoxication or impairment.

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School starts this week in both Wilson and Robertson Counties, but administrators with both school districts say they’re facing a shortage of qualified bus drivers.

WKRN.com reports that Wilson County has enough bus drivers for day one, but the coming weeks could be a challenge. Officials with that school district say that one of the biggest challenges when it comes to hiring drivers is finding people who are capable of handling potentially unruly children on multiple routes each day.

A spokesperson with the Wilson County school system says that there are 130 bus drivers on the payroll, but the county needs around 10 more to cover for drivers when they call out sick.

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A 45-year-old man turned himself in to officers at the South Metro Nashville Police Department Precinct in Davidson County Sunday after he was involved in a crash that killed a pedestrian.

WKRN.com reports that the accident occurred just before 9 p.m. on Elm Hill Pike near Royal Parkway. Law enforcement officers told reporters that two people were struck in the roadway by a red truck, and the driver fled the scene without stopping. One of the victims died at a local hospital, while another was seriously injured.

The driver told police at the south precinct where he parked his truck after the incident, and it was retrieved by police to be used as evidence in the case. He also told police that while he saw the two pedestrians on the side of the road, he didn’t realize he was involved in an accident until he returned to his home and noticed fluid on his vehicle.

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One person had to be extricated from a vehicle after seven cars were involved in a crash in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 24 in Montgomery County on Saturday morning.

Per a report by WSMV.com, the accident occurred at around 9:15 a.m. near mile marker 8 in Clarksville. Troopers with the Tennessee Highway Patrol and officers with the Clarksville Police Department were dispatched to the scene.

Emergency responders closed all eastbound lanes as they worked to investigate the crash and remove the seven damaged vehicles from the scene. It’s unknown what caused the accident.

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