NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The wrong-way driver killed in an early morning, head-on crash in Hermitage has been identified.
Officials with Metro Police said 48-year-old Lillian Keyes was killed when her car collided with another vehicle Thursday morning.
The crash happened at Old Hickory Boulevard and Lebanon Pike around 12:40 a.m.
Police said Keyes was traveling the wrong way in the northbound lanes of Old Hickory Boulevard when she struck a Jeep head-on.
Keyes died at the scene. The other driver was taken to TriStar Summit Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.
Both drivers were wearing their seat belts.
Authorities said there was a bulldog in the Jeep who was ejected but was also expected to be okay. A friend of the driver picked the dog up at the scene.
Both lanes of Old Hickory Boulevard from Juarez Drive to just south of Lebanon Pike were closed for a few hours while the investigation continued.
A toxicology test would be conducted to determine whether drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash.