NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Metro police are investigating a fiery crash that killed a man on the Interstate 440 exit ramp to Interstate 65 in Berry Hill early Thursday morning.
Officers said the driver of a Honda Civic traveled onto the entrance ramp to I-65 North from I-440 West around 5:30 a.m., when for some reason, he drove off the roadway and traveled down a ravine.
The vehicle struck several trees and caught fire, according to police. The driver was pronounced dead as a result of his injuries.
Police tentatively identified the driver as a 49-year-old Nashville man, but said the Medical Examiner’s Office would work to confirm his identity.
The investigation is ongoing.