A speeding vehicle traveling in the northbound lanes of Interstate 65 in Nashville left the exit ramp before crashing into a tree line and overturning, causing its driver to suffer fatal injuries and two passengers to suffer serious injuries.
WKRN.com reports that the accident occurred near the Dickerson Pike exit at around midnight. Information released by the Metro Nashville Police Department indicated that the driver was speeding in the northbound lanes of I-65 in his Nissan Maxima prior to the vehicle leaving the roadway.
A Metro police officer saw the speeding vehicle and turned on his flashing lights, but turned them off after realizing the driver wasn’t going to slow down. By the time the officer reached the Dickerson Pike exit, he saw dirt in the median and vehicle parts.