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The Tennessee Department of Transportation has begun preparing for a major construction project that will significantly impact drivers who travel on Interstate 24 in Nashville later this year.

Per a report by WKRN.com, the project involves the replacement of two bridges along I-24 that cross over Oldham Street and Spring Street in Davidson County. The plan also involves repairing the Silliman Evans Bridge.

To complete the repairs, TDOT plans to close sections of I-24 over the course of four weekends during the fall. Although the specific dates for the closures haven’t been decided, TDOT wants to warn drivers as early as possible that they will need to take detours if they travel through Nashville on I-24 in the fall.

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Teens can now sign up for a free driver awareness class that will be held in Nashville on June 10.

Per a report by WKRN.com, the course is open to all high school-aged teens, regardless of where they live. In addition, teens who participate aren’t required to have active driver’s licenses or permits.

Metro Nashville Police say that the course won’t focus specifically on operating vehicles, but will instead focus on safety issues such as impaired driving, distracted driving, and traffic safety tips.

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A car was struck by a truck at the intersection of Bell Road and Mossdale Drive in Antioch on Thursday morning, causing two people to suffer injuries.

Per a report by WKRN.com, the impact of the collision caused the car to be pushed 35 yards before it left the roadway and ended up in a nearby tree line. The driver of the vehicle left the scene, and Metro police say that he or she was likely to have suffered serious injuries during the crash.

Two passengers in the vehicle were transported to local hospitals, and one was reported in critical condition. Police are still searching for the driver, and they also say that the vehicle that he or she was driving may have been involved in multiple hit-and-run accidents earlier that evening.

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Nashville Man Strikes Two Police Officers with His Vehicle

Nashville Police arrested a man after he struck two police officers with his vehicle, causing both to suffer serious injuries.

A staff report by wkrn.com states that the accident occurred when a detective with the Nashville Police Department was conducting a surveillance operation on Hampton Street when he observed a drug deal taking place.

Nashville Police Officer Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver While Responding to Call

A police officer with the Nashville Metro Police Department suffered injuries to his foot after he was struck by a vehicle while he was responding to domestic call on Thursday afternoon.

According to wkrn.com, the accident occurred at the intersection of Fourth Avenue and Old Hickory Boulevard in Nashville, Tennessee, around 3 p.m.

New Sidewalks Planned for Harding Road in South Nashville

City leaders have agreed to put new sidewalks in the budget for a stretch of Harding Road in South Nashville that is notoriously dangerous for pedestrians.

According to a report by wkrn.com, the area was the site of a deadly pedestrian accident in 2012 that claimed the life of a Nashville father who was walking to buy groceries for his family.

“No Refusal” Enforcement Planned for Tennessee Highways and Interstates

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is planning a “no refusal” traffic safety enforcement campaign that will take place throughout the New Year’s holiday period.

According to a report by The Leaf-Chronicle and the Associated Press, the campaign will start at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 31, and run until 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 4.

Detroit-Based Automaker Chrysler Issues Recall for 208,000 Vehicles

Chrysler Group LLC, one of the largest U.S.-based automakers, announced it is recalling an additional 208,783 vehicles equipped with air bags produced by Takata Corp. This puts the total number of vehicles recalled by the company at about 617,000 since the process began in June of this year.

According to The Detroit News, Chrysler is one of 10 major automakers that have issued recalls for vehicles that shipped with air bags manufactured by Takata Corp. The air bags were recalled due to reports that inflators can explode during collisions and send metal shrapnel toward drivers and passengers.

Hit-and-Run Accident Causes Vehicle to Crash into Nashville Store

A hit-and-run accident last Monday caused one driver to lose control of his vehicle and crash into a storefront in downtown Nashville.

According to a report by WATE.com, the accident occurred around 6 a.m. on Church Street near the downtown area of Nashville. Police told reporters that the driver of a small black car was heading north on 14th Avenue when he or she struck a silver Honda at the intersection of 14th and Church Street.

Four Hospitalized after Multi-Car Pileup in Sevierville

A collision involving several vehicles sent four people to the hospital Sunday afternoon in Sevierville, Tennessee.

According to WVLT, the crash occurred at the intersection of Simmons Road near Chapman Highway. Emergency responders who were called to the scene of the accident told reporters that four people suffered injuries in the crash and were taken by ambulance to the University of Tennessee Medical Center. One person injured in the crash was in critical condition.

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