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Officials Respond To At Least 17 Crashes

Multiple Injuries Reported; Charges Possible
Posted: 4:40 AM, Aug 26, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-26 12:34:42Z
Officials Respond To At Least 17 Crashes

Police confirmed they responded to at least 17 crashes Saturday night and early Sunday morning, and they released information on three of the more serious incidents.

A driver was left with critical injuries following a crash on a Briley Parkway ramp just after 11:45 p.m. Saturday.

An investigation showed the driver was making a U-turn on the entrance ramp from McGavock Pike and was hit by another vehicle.

Reports stated the driver showed signs of being impaired. A warrant was obtained for vehicular assault. The driver remained at Vanderbilt University Medical Center as of Sunday morning.

In another incident, a driver was being sought after a hit-and-run crash on Murfreesboro Pike at East Thompson Lane.

Two people were injured in the wreck, and both have been expected to survive.

According to officers, the driver reportedly ran a red light and hit two vehicles before fleeing from the scene.

On Nolensville Pike, a car crashed into a power pole just after 3 a.m. Sunday near Alice Avenue.

Crews with Nashville Electric Service were working to repair the damage. Further details on this crash were not immediately available.