Deadly hit-and-run in North Nashville under investigation

Posted at 6:57 AM, Apr 19, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-19 12:31:20-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A woman was killed in a hit-and-run in North Nashville overnight.

Limited details on the crash have been released, but Metro police said a person was hit just before 10 p.m. on Monday near Dr. DB Todd Jr. Boulevard and Wheless Street. The woman was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead.

Officers believe the car involved in the crash was a white SUV, with a spare tire attached to the back. The vehicle was found on Tuesday morning on 16th Avenue N.

The investigation is ongoing. Metro police said they will be checking cameras in the area to help learn what happened. Anyone with information on the crash is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.