Davidson Co.

Saturday, July 5, 2014

Metro police have identified the victims involved in a deadly crash along I-65 northbound in Madison Saturday evening.

The crash was reported around 6 p.m. near mile marker 94.

Police say the crash was triggered by a man who pulled over his truck to pick up debris from a blown tires.

A motorcyclist who was driving through the area crashed into the man, sending the driver, Eric Lee Knight, 34, of Adolphus, Kentucky and his passenger airborne.

Monday, June 2, 2014

Metro police have identified the victim of Monday's fatal hit-and-run on Clarksville Pike as a 51-year-old Nashville woman.

Police say Mary Katherine Frazier, of Hydes Ferry Road, was crossing Clarksville Pike outside of a crosswalk when she was hit by a 2000 Chevrolet pickup truck. The woman died at the scene.

Monday, June 2, 2014

The search continued Tuesday morning for the driver involved in a fatal hit-and-run in Bordeaux.

A female pedestrian was killed in the crash that happened on Clarksville Pike at Buena Vista Pike around 10 p.m. Monday.

A man who works in the area said he was closing up for the night when he heard a loud crash. When he ran to see what happened, he says he saw a woman lying in the road and the vehicle had already left.

Saturday, April 26, 2014

A Thomasville man died after crashing his motorcycle Saturday afternoon.

David Wayne Byerly, 42, was injured in the crash just after noon on Kennedy Road near Lambeth Road south of Thomasville. He was taken to a Thomasville hospital, where he died a short time later.

Byerly was riding a 2003 Harley Davidson when he lost control, was thrown off the bike and hit a car, troopers said.

Byerly was going too fast for the congested traffic on the road, troopers said.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

A pedestrian has died after being hit by a car in south Nashville, and the driver is now facing charges.

Police say the pedestrian was walking with his fiancee when he was hit in the crosswalk at Harding Place and Interstate 24 around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Carlton Pitts was brought to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where he later died.

After being hit, Pitts was stuck in the front windshield, but police say the driver didn't stop.

Sunday, April 13, 2014

A Nashville women was killed in a motorcycle crash last night.

Fifty-two-year-old Carolyn Lumley was a passenger on a Harley Davidson motorcycle that was struck by a car when it pulled out of a driveway on Old Hickory Boulevard.

Three cars were involved in the crash. The driver of the motorcycle, Thomas Lumley, was injured along with the driver of the car that hit hem.

Police say it appears the motorcycle was at fault. Charges haven't been filed at this time.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Hobson Pike bridge was closed in both directions at Percy Priest Lake after a crash involving multiple vehicles.

Officials say an elderly driver had a medical issue and crossed the yellow line, hitting a car head on.

The woman then reportedly hit another car and the concrete wall of the bridge.

Two people were taken to the hospital with serious but not life-threatening injuries.

The bridge is expected to reopen shortly.

Monday, April 7, 2014

A 19-year-old man was killed in a crash Monday night near a Triad wastewater treatment plant.

Aaron Scott Bean of Thomasville died in the crash around 8:50 p.m. on Baptist Childrens Home Road in front of the city's wastewater treatment plant.

Bean was going south on Baptist Childrens Home Road when his 1996 Honda Civic went off the road, spun sideways and hit a utility pole, Thomasville police said. The car then went airborne and rolled, police said.

Monday, March 24, 2014

A White Bluff woman continues to recover after her SUV was struck by a train Monday afternoon in west Nashville.

The collision was reported about 5 p.m. near Highway 70 and McCrory Lane, and surveillance video from a nearby gas station showed the woman's vehicle crossing the tracks just as the fast-moving train approached.

Jeffrey Grant was getting gas across the street at Eddie's Market at the time.

"Before I knew it, I heard this big explosion," Grant said.

Sunday, March 9, 2014

A Davidson County woman is accused of trying to bribe a Metro officer to get out of a DUI charge after police say she crashed her car into a golf cart on Broadway.

The crash happened near 1st Avenue on Sunday.

Police say the woman behind the wheel of the car was honking and flipped the bird at the men in the golf cart before hitting the accelerator, crashing into them.

The driver, Janice Merrick, was given several DUI tests.


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