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A woman suffered critical injuries when her vehicle was struck head-on by a stolen truck in Antioch Saturday evening.

Per a report by, the incident began when officers with the Mt. Juliet Police Department received a call about a woman fleeing from a Target store with merchandise at around 7:30 p.m.

Witnesses saw the woman enter a pickup truck, which was later discovered to have been stolen in Robertson County earlier that day. An officer eventually spotted the truck on South Mt. Juliet Road and attempted to initiate a traffic stop.

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The Middle Tennessee area was hit with severe storms Sunday evening, causing intense rainfall and standing water on roadways throughout the area. reports that heavy rainfall may have been to blame for an accident that involved an SUV flipping onto its roof in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 40 at the off-ramp near Charlotte Pike on Sunday afternoon.

The accident caused traffic to slow for more than one hour as emergency responders from the Metro Nashville Police Department and local fire departments worked to clear the scene.

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On Monday, police arrested a 19-year-old male who was driving a vehicle that entered the westbound lanes of Interstate 440 traveling in the wrong direction and crashed into another vehicle, causing one person to suffer fatal injuries.

Per a report by, the accident happened just after 1:30 a.m. on the I-440 ramp connecting to the southbound lanes of Interstate 65. Metro Nashville Police say that the suspect was traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes in his 2004 Chevrolet pickup truck just before it collided head-on with a 2004 Mazda Tribute that was entered the I-440 from I-65.

The 25-year-old driver of the Mazda Tribute was determined by emergency responders to have died on impact. The wrong-way driver exited his truck and toward nearby apartments on Franklin Road. The MNPD used a K-9 unit to track down the driver, and he was eventually located and arrested after turning himself in to authorities.

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An accident involving multiple vehicles claimed the life of one person last Monday night in Sumner County.

Per a report by, the accident happened just before 8:30 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of Vietnam Veterans Boulevard between Bypass Road and Center Point Road in Hendersonville. News Channel 5 reports that one of the vehicles crossed the median near the exit for New Shackle Island Road and struck a cable post before colliding head-on with two other vehicles.

Emergency responders confirmed to reporters that one of the drivers was ejected from his or her vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. Another driver was seriously injured but is expected to survive.

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Floods—particularly flash floods—are the number two weather hazard that residents in Middle Tennessee face just behind tornadoes.

Per a report by, flash floods are extremely dangerous for drivers as they combine the destructive power of water with speed and unpredictability. A meteorologist who works with the National Weather Service told reporters that flash flooding is a huge threat to drivers in Middle Tennessee.

She said that terrain plays a major factor in the severity of floods, as steep hills and mountains have fast runoffs, which can lead to fast rising water on roads. Unfortunately, some drivers find themselves in dangerous situations when they drive into floodwater, especially if they don’t know how deep it is.

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At least six vehicles were involved in three separate accidents in both the eastbound and westbound lanes of Interstate 24 on Tuesday night in Nashville.

Per a report by, the first two accidents occurred at around 9 p.m. near the Rutherford County line in the westbound lanes and resulted in police closing all but one westbound lane and two eastbound lanes of the interstate as they worked to investigate the crashes and clear the scenes.

One of the accidents involved a vehicle flipping onto its side against the median.

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One person was killed and two others seriously injured following a crash in the southbound lanes of Interstate 65 in Davidson County on Saturday morning.

Per a report by, the accident occurred near the Old Hickory Boulevard exit when the vehicle that a 79-year-old woman, her 54-year-old daughter, and her 24-year-old granddaughter were traveling in left the roadway and struck a rock wall.

The granddaughter was driving at the time of the crash, while her mother was sitting in the front passenger seat. Both suffered injuries, and the mother was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center to receive treatment for her injuries. The granddaughter suffered minor injuries.

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A Middle Tennessee-based neurology doctor specializing in sleep medicine says that teens need more than one extra hour of sleep per night compared to adults, and statistics show that sleep-deprived teens are more likely to be involved in auto accidents compared to teens who get enough rest at night.

Per a report by, teens need between 8.5 and 9.25 hours of sleep per night, while adults need around 7 to 8 hours of sleep. Teens who are experiencing the effects of sleep deprivation have around a 33 percent increased risk of being involved in a crash, and teen and young adult males under the age of 25 have the highest risk of getting behind the wheel while sleepy, fatigued, or drowsy.

The neurology doctor also stated that drowsy driving among teens is a major public safety issue, and that studies have shown that driving while sleepy can have similar effects on the body and mind as driving while under the influence of alcohol.

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At least one person was injured after a vehicle crashed into a gym in Davidson County on Friday morning.

Per a report by, the accident occurred at a gym located in the Richland Creek shopping center near White Bridge Road in West Nashville.

An investigation by Metro Nashville Police revealed that the crash occurred when the elderly driver of the vehicle accidentally hit the gas pedal while attempting to back out of a parking space, which caused her vehicle to accelerate into and through the building.

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A vehicle crossed over into oncoming traffic and crashed into another vehicle Sunday night in Dickson County, killing one person and seriously injuring two others.

Per a report by, the crashed happened at around 7 p.m. in the westbound lanes of Highway 49 near Wolfe Branch Road in Vanleer, Tennessee.

An investigation by the Tennessee Highway Patrol revealed that a vehicle driven by a 37-year-old woman veered over into oncoming traffic and struck another car on its front passenger side. She was injured in the accident, but the severity of her injuries is unknown.

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