1 injured after car falls from I-40 onto I-65 in Nashville

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — One person was injured after their vehicle fell from Interstate 40 onto I-65 early Monday morning in Nashville.

The crash happened around 3:15 a.m. after the vehicle fell from the westbound lanes of I-40 onto I-65 South near mile marker 207.

  • car falls from 40 to 65
  • car falls from 40 to 65
  • car falls from 40 to 65
  • car falls from 40 to 65
  • car falls from 40 to 65
  • car falls from 40 to 65
  • car falls from 40 to 65
  • car falls from 40 to 65
  • car falls from 40 to 65

Crews worked to extricate the victim from the vehicle. The victim was then taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

Investigators said the driver hit a sign, went airborne and rolled down an embankment and came to stop on I-65 South.

Southbound lanes of I-65 reopened to traffic around 5 a.m.

No additional information was immediately released.

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