NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – The driver involved in a single-vehicle crash early Saturday morning in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 24 has died, according to Metro police.
Officials say the crash happened at approximately 2:25 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 7 in the eastbound lanes of I-24 between Briley Parkway and the I-65 split.
Preliminary investigations indicate 45-year-old James M. Roby, of McMinnville, drove a Ford F350 off the left side of the roadway, ran into the center median, and struck a pole and an overhead sign before coming to a rest.
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Authorities said Roby was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries and later died at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Officers said there were no signs of impairment at the scene.
No other information was immediately released.
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