Police investigate multi-vehicle crash on Murfreesboro Pike, 1 sustains life-threatening injuries


Murfreesboro Pike crash Monday August 2

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – One person was seriously injured in a crash on Murfreesboro Pike Monday morning.

According to Metro police, it happened on Murfreesboro Pike and Pineway Drive. Officers were called to the scene for a report of an accident with injuries.

According to Metro Police, a Honda CRV was traveling southbound on Murfreesboro Pike when it crossed into the inbound lanes of traffic after passing Pineway Drive. Footage from a security camera showed the Honda in the center outbound lane of traffic when it struck the front passenger side of a Toyota Corolla.

The Honda then proceeded to hit a Toyota Camry and overturned. The overturned car was then struck by a Kia Sportage. During the crash, a wheel from the Honda came off the car and struck a GMC Yukon.

The driver of the Honda CRV was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. Two other drivers involved were also transported to VUMC with non-life-threatening injuries. The driver of the GMC Yukon drove herself to the hospital.

According to police, everyone involved was wearing a seatbelt and no one appeared to be impaired.

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