La Vergne Man Killed in Two-Vehicle Collision on Old Hickory Boulevard in South Nashville


From Metro Police

A 42-year-old LaVergne man was killed Saturday after a two-vehicle collision on Old Hickory Boulevard near Owen Drive. Efforts continue to notify his next of kin.

The preliminary investigation shows that the man was driving his 1990 Ford F-15 southbound on Old Hickory Boulevard when he entered a curve in the roadway, crossed over the double yellow lines, and crashed head-on into a northbound Nissan Rogue. He was transported to Vanderbilt Medical Center where he died. The driver of the Rogue, Anthony Birge, 51, sustained non-life threatening injuries. Both men were wearing seatbelts.

There was evidence of alcohol involvement in the Ford F-150. Toxicology testing will be conducted to determine whether impairment played a role in this fatal crash.

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