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Eight Injured In SUV, Taxi Collision

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Eight people were injured in an early morning crash involving an SUV and a taxi van.

Officials with the Metro Nashville Police Department said the collision occurred just after 2:30 a.m. Sunday at the intersection of 17th Avenue and Charlotte Avenue in downtown Nashville.

According to police, the taxi van loaded with passengers crashed into the SUV.

Six people in the van, including the driver, were injured in the crash. Police said two people in the SUV were also hurt. None of the injuries appeared to be life-threatening.

Police have yet to determine the cause of the crash, but said the rainy weather could have been the contributing factor.

Officials said there was no evidence of alcohol found at the scene.

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