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Woman Killed In Rollover Crash On I-65 Near I-40

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Posted at 7:35 AM, Aug 14, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-07 16:29:04-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A woman was killed early Friday morning in a rollover crash on Interstate 65 near I-40 north of downtown Nashville. 

The incident happened around 3:30 a.m. at the entrance of I-40 near Metro Center Boulevard. 

Officials with Metro police said a woman was driving around trucker’s curve, when her car flipped over the overpass and rolled multiple times down the embankment. 

The car came to rest in southbound lanes of I-65.

The victim's body was thrown from the vehicle during the wreck and found some 30 to 40 feet from the car. Police said she was not wearing a seatbelt. 

There were no witnesses to the crash. The woman’s identity was not known.

Officers remained on the scene for several hours as the investigation continued. 

Lanes of I-65 south were closed until about 7:30 a.m. and caused major delays during the morning commute. 

A second crash in the area also caused more delays near Rosa L. Parks Boulevard. 

No additional details were known.