Truck driver charged in deadly motorcycle crash

police blue lights 2019.jpg
Posted at 10:14 PM, Aug 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-04 23:14:52-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A tractor-trailer driver surrendered to police on a charge of vehicular homicide connected to a crash that killed a motorcyclist in early July.

Police say 63-year-old David Hayden of Calhoun, Kentucky hit and killed 35-year-old Roderick Left of Madison on July 10.

Hayden was traveling north on Briley Parkway when he missed the exit to I-24. He stopped on Briley Parkway and was intending to turn back across the gore area to access the exit ramp, according to police.

Left, who was riding a 2002 Suzuki, crashed into the rear of the trailer. He was transported to a local hospital where he died.