I-24 reopens at Rutherford County line after crash leaves teen critically injured

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A teenager was critically injured in a multi-vehicle crash that closed Interstate 24 in Antioch early Thursday morning.

The crash, which involved an SUV, sedan and semi-truck, happened around 4:30 a.m. in the eastbound lanes near the Old Hickory Boulevard exit at the Rutherford County line.

Metro police reported a 14-year-old was ejected from the SUV and taken to Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital with life-threatening injuries. He has since been upgraded to critical but stable condition.

Investigators believe a silver Chevy Camaro hit the SUV, which then hit a semi and the teen was thrown from the SUV.

Metro police are investigating to determine if the driver of the Camaro was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the crash.

The roadway reopened to traffic just before 7 a.m.

No additional information was immediately released.

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

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