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4 injured in crash on I-40 East near North Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - A car crash on Interstate 40 East closed multiple lanes of the roadway early Wednesday morning.  

The crash happened around 5:30 a.m. just before the I-65 split north of downtown Nashville.  

Four people were taken to the hospital following the crash with two reportedly in critical condition.  

One person was detained at the crash scene but it is not known if he will be charged.  

The impact of the crash caused one of the vehicle's motor and transmission to be flung from the car nearly 200 yards away.  

The roadway is not expected to fully reopen to traffic until 11 a.m. 

No additional information was immediately released. 

This is a developing story. Stay with News 2 and refresh this page for updates.  


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