Driver killed in Thompson Lane crash identified
The crash occurred just after 6:30 p.m. near the Franklin Road overpass.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - One person died in a crash on Thompson Lane near the Franklin Pike overpass on Thursday evening, Metro Police said.
The victim, identified as 30-year-old David B. Todd IV, died after being taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Todd IV was driving his Nissan east in the center turn lane at a high rate of speed when for unknown reasons, he crossed into oncoming traffic striking a Toyota Camry head-on, according to police.
The driver of the Toyota was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center with critical injuries, police said. There were no signs of impairment at the scene on part of the Toyota driver.
Thompson Lane was closed during the crash investigation.
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