Fatal Crash Shuts Down I-40E In Nashville

Posted at 4:26 PM, May 31, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-31 17:26:29-04

At least one person was killed in a crash on Interstate 40 East at the 24/40 split near Fesslers Lane.

The two-vehicle crash closed the Eastbound lanes of the interstate around 2:38 p.m.

According to Metro Nashville Police, the driver of an SUV in the crash died at the scene.

An investigation was being conducted to determine whether a medical event may have played a role in the crash.

Drivers were being diverted off the interstate. It was expected to reopen around 6 p.m.