2 critically injured after jumping from fiery vehicle on I-24


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Two people were critically injured after a fiery crash along Interstate 24 near the Rutherford County line Wednesday morning.

The crash happened around 6 a.m. in the eastbound lanes at the Old Hickory Boulevard exit.

The Nashville Fire Department reported several people called 911 and said they witnessed two people jumping from the vehicle as it caught fire and crashed down into an embankment.

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  • I-24 fiery crash
  • I-24 fiery crash
  • I-24 fiery crash
  • I-24 fiery crash

The victims were taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center with critical injuries.

Firefighters quickly extinguished the blaze.

The roadway has since fully reopened to traffic.

This is a developing story. Stay with News 2 and WKRN.com for updates.

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