Bus crash on Dickerson Pike

NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - One person has been killed after a crash involving a school bus on Dickerson Pike on Monday afternoon.

Police said the wreck occurred at 3:16 p.m. on Dickerson Pike near the intersection of Donald Street. Metro Police say 19-year-old Emmanuel Edmondson was killed in the crash. 

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Nashville Fire Department said at least one vehicle and the bus were involved in the accident. The bus was headed to Rocketship Academy, a charter school in Nashville, and had no students on board. Metro Police say the driver of a Nissan Rogue was trying to turn left onto Dickerson Pike when they collided with Edmondson.

This is the second fatal crash in the past week involving a school bus.

Police believe the speed of Edmondson's car was a factor in the crash as well as the driver of the Rouge failing to yield. 

 

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