Editor’s Note: A News 2 crew was told by officers on scene that one person died in the crash. Metro police updated their investigation Monday morning and said no one died in the crash. Police later confirmed the driver died from her injuries on Tuesday.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – One person has died following a serious crash Monday night in South Nashville, according to the Metro Nashville Police Department.
The crash happened at approximately 11:51 p.m. on Bell Road near Harris Hills Lane on Sunday, Nov. 19.
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According to Metro police, the driver of a 2017 Honda Accord was traveling westbound on Bell Road when she hit a curb, traveled across all lanes of traffic and hit another vehicle.
At the scene, officers told a News 2 crew that one person was taken to a hospital to be treated for injuries sustained in the crash.
Then, on Tuesday, Nov. 21, the police department confirmed the driver had died from her injuries. The driver was identified as 23-year-old Deborah Oladele.
Police said toxicology testing will be conducted to determine whether impairment was a factor in the crash.
Bell Road was closed in both directions during the early morning hours on Monday, Nov. 20. The roadway has since reopened.
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This is a developing story. WKRN News 2 will continue to update this article as new information becomes available.