12-car pileup in western Davidson Co. - WSMV Channel 4

12-car pileup in western Davidson Co.

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Crash on Bull Run Road, Old Hickory Boulevard Crash on Bull Run Road, Old Hickory Boulevard
Wreck on I-24 in Clarksville Wreck on I-24 in Clarksville
NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

The slick roads caused quite a few crashes at Bull Run Road and Old Hickory Boulevard in western Davidson County on Friday morning.

"There were approximately 12 crashes before 7 a.m.," said Metro police spokesman Don Aaron.

Salt trucks responded to the area, but police said warming temperatures helped to improve driving conditions in this area.

No one was seriously hurt.

Wrecks on I-24 in Clarksville

There were approximately 23 crashes, including 13 that involved injuries, reported in each direction on Interstate 24 in Montgomery County between exits 1 and 11, between 7 a.m. and 10 a.m.

Police said one serious crash involved a 32-year-old pregnant woman who lost control of her 2004 Ford Explorer on an icy bridge near exit 4 and flipped several times. The woman was partially ejected from the vehicle, and she was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in stable condition with multiple broken bones and head trauma.

Drivers should be aware of hazardous driving conditions in Eastern Tennessee and the Cumberland Plateau. There is heavy freezing Friday morning on Interstate 40 in Knoxville.

The TDOT smartway system reported six roadway incidents, 69 ice/snow covered highways and two extremely hazardous highways in Middle and East Tennessee.

Freezing rain continues in East Tennessee with forecast ice accumulations up to .50-inches in this part of the state. There is heavy freezing Friday morning on Interstate 40 in Knoxville.

There are currently seven emergency shelters open in parts of East Tennessee. There is no one in those shelters yet.

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