Driver Seriously Injured In Interstate 24 Crash

Posted: 4:20 PM, Jul 22, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-22 17:20:31-04
Driver Seriously Injured In Interstate 24 Crash

A driver was seriously injured in a crash on Interstate 24 eastbound.

The incident happened near the Davidson/Cheatham county line at about 2 a.m. Wednesday.

Reports said an SUV struck a tractor trailer. The driver of the SUV was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center with critical injuries.

Family members have identified the driver as Johnny Baxter, of Ohio. He remained in the ICU at Vanderbilt University Medical Center as of Sunday, according to family.

Eastbound traffic was shut down for several hours during the investigation. Tennessee Highway Patrol officials aided at the scene because it was in a construction zone. One lane was closed for construction, and one was closed for the crash.