Three people were hurt when a wrong-way driver struck two other cars on Murfreesboro Pike.
The incident happened shortly after midnight at Shumate Lane, just past Nashboro Village.
Officials with Metro Nashville Police said a vehicle was heading the wrong-way on Murfreesboro Pike when it hit two other cars that were traveling in the correct lanes.
The wrong-way driver was injured and taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.
The other two drivers were expected to be okay.
None of the cars had passengers.
The fatal response team was called out to the scene and is investigating.