ASHLAND CITY, Tenn. (WKRN) – The Tennessee Highway Patrol says charges are pending against a 15-year-old following a fatal crash that occurred in Ashland City late Friday night.
The crash happened at approximately 9:19 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 11 in the 3600 block of Petway Road. A preliminary crash report shows the crash left one woman dead and a 15-year-old injured.
According to THP, 62-year-old Peggy Roberts was traveling northbound on Petway Road when her Nissan Rogue was struck head-on by a Nissan Altima.
Officials say the 15-year-old driver of the Altima exited the curve into a straight stretch of the road and then crossed the center line hitting Roberts’ Rogue head-on.
A crash report provided by the THP states both vehicles rotated counterclockwise before eventually coming to a rest. Officials say the Altima driven by the 15-year-old came to a final stop in the northbound lane and Roberts’ Rogue came to a rest in a yard off the roadway.
Roberts was pronounced dead following the crash. Officials say both drivers were wearing their seatbelts.
THP says charges against the 15-year-old driver from White Bluff are pending. No other information was immediately released.