James Begley killed after being struck by car on I-24 exit ramp in Nashville.

Modified Date: 
Wed, 09/24/2014 - 11:16am
Accident Date: 
Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Pedestrian identified in fatal I-24 collision in Nashville.

The Nashville man who was struck and killed while trying to cross Interstate 24 on foot Thursday night has been identified.

Pedestrian in critical condition hit on Interstate 24 exit ramp.

A 50-year-old man is in critical condition after he was struck by a car on Interstate 24 exit ramp near the Shelby Street exit Thursday night.

A 50-year-old man is in critical condition after he was struck by a car on Interstate 24 exit ramp near the Shelby Street exit Thursday night.

Crews were called to the scene of the incident just after 7:01 p.m., according to Metro Police traffic data. The westbound exit ramp from Interstate 40 and 24 has been blocked and is expected to stay closed until 11:30 p.m.

The victim was sent to a local hospital after being evaluated by medics. No additional information about the circumstances surrounding the incident were available.

Metro Police have called a fatal team to the scene of the accident, which is standard procedure when an individual is in critical condition.

People Involved: 
James Begley
Roadway: 
I-24

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