ANTIOCH, Tenn. (WKRN) — Two people have died and two others are critically injured following an early morning crash in Antioch.
The crash was reported at approximately 5:30 a.m. on Haywood Lane near Apache Trail on Saturday, Sept. 16.
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According to the Metro Nashville Police Department, the preliminary investigation indicates a Dodge Charger was heading westbound when it crossed into oncoming traffic, hit an eastbound BMW X5, and caught on fire.
Authorities said the driver of the Dodge, who will be identified by the medical examiner’s office, died at the scene. Toxicology testing will be performed to determine if impairment was a factor in the crash.
Meanwhile, all three people inside the BMW were brought to Vanderbilt University Medical Center with critical injuries, but the backseat passenger later died from his injuries, police said. Officials are working to notify his family.
According to law enforcement, there were no signs of impairment on the part of the BMW’s driver.
No further information was immediately available.
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