Police investigating fatal crash on I-40 near airport

The crash was reported just after 8 p.m.
Published: Jun. 5, 2023 at 9:01 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 5, 2023 at 9:31 PM CDT
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - Metro Police are investigating a fatal crash on Interstate 40 East at Briley Parkway near the airport, police said.

Hermitage Precinct officers are on the scene of the crash involving a motorcycle and a vehicle. Police said the driver of the motorcycle died in the crash.

Several lanes of I-40 East are expected to be closed for a significant amount of time as a result of the crash, reported just after 8 p.m.

According to information posted on TDOT Smartway, traffic on Briley Parkway from both directions will not be allowed to enter I-40 at the interchange and will be diverted to alternate routes.