BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Three people were taken to the hospital after a head-on collision in Brentwood early Monday morning.
Police said a Chrysler was traveling in the eastbound lanes of Old Hickory Boulevard near Valley View Drive when it went into the westbound lanes and collided with a Toyota Corolla around 3:30 a.m.
The male driver of the Corolla was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. His female passenger was taken to Southern Hills Hospital with minor injuries.
The driver of the Chrysler was taken to Vanderbilt with non-life threatening injuries.
No identities were released.
Police said alcohol did not play a factor, but prescription medication was found in the vehicle that caused the crash. Blood testing will be done on the driver of the Chrysler to determine if it played a role in the crash.
Two lanes of the roadway remained closed while police investigated the crash.
Students in the Academy of Energy and Power at Maplewood are busy getting ready for next week's Project Expo and had the opportunity to show it off some of their projects to Tennessee Congressman Jim Cooper.