NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — One person was hospitalized early Wednesday morning after a rollover crash in Donelson.
Police said just before 2 a.m., officers attempted to make a traffic stop at Dodson Chapel Road, but the driver fled. Authorities told News 2, that they did not pursue the vehicle, but later found the car was involved in a crash at the intersection of Bell Road and Stewarts Ferry Pike.
The individual had reportedly been driving over the dam, the car then went off the road, hit a culvert, then the vehicle flipped and landed on its roof. Authorities said the driver was ejected, and the car came to rest near the Shell gas station located at 3696 Bell Road.
The driver was taken to the hospital with critical injuries.
Traffic was diverted at the Bell Road and Stewarts Ferry Pike intersection early Wednesday morning. The roadways have since reopened.