NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A 20-year-old man is facing multiple charges — including vehicular homicide by intoxication — after an overnight crash at a South Nashville intersection left one person dead.
The three-vehicle crash happened at the intersection of Nolensville Pike and Harding Place at approximately 2 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 4.
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According to Metro police’s preliminary investigation, 20-year-old Bryan Lozano was speeding in a 2007 Acura sedan as he traveled northbound on Nolensville Pike.
Authorities reported Lozano ran a red light at the Harding Place intersection and struck the driver’s side of a Honda, which resulted in the Honda immediately catching fire, spinning and then striking a Jeep Compass.
The driver of the Honda — identified on Thursday, Nov. 9 as 52-year-old Cassandra L. Nelson— died at the scene, police said.
Lozano, and the two occupants of the Jeep Compass, were not injured in the collision, according to officials.
At the scene, officers reported that Lozano smelled of alcohol and was heard saying, “I am drunk.”
Metro police said Lozano was taken into custody and charged with vehicular homicide. In addition, the 20-year-old was also charged with driving on a suspended license, underage alcohol consumption and not having proof of insurance.
He remains in Metro Jail on a $78,500 bond.