Car veers off roadway into steep embankment - WKRN News 2

Car veers off roadway into steep embankment

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -

A driver lost control of his vehicle early Monday morning, sending it down a steep embankment and nose-first into a creek.

The crash was reported around 3:15 a.m. in the 200 block of Haywood Lane near the intersection of West Valley Drive in south Nashville.

Officials told News 2 the driver was coming down a hill when he lost control, causing him to drive 15 feet down a ditch into the Sorghum Branch creek.

The victim was transported to a nearby hospital and is expected to okay.  The extent of his injuries was not immediately known.

Haywood Lane shut down until around 7 a.m. as crews worked to pull the car from the embankment and clear the scene.

Further details were not immediately released.

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