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Teen Who Fled Fatal Car Accident on Thanksgiving Turns Self In
Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Dec 6, 2010
At about 3:30 a.m. on Thanksgiving morning, a 2004 Mazda 3 sedan with four teenagers inside was traveling north Hamilton Church Road at a high rate of speed, according to a report by Nashville Metro Police. For unknown reasons, the driver lost control of the car and swerved off the right side of the road near the Hobson Pike intersection. He then over-corrected and swung too far over to the left, ran off the left side of the road and smashed into a tree.
The car accident caused the wrongful death of the right-rear passenger, a 17-year-old. Two other passengers, a 15-year-old and an 18 year-old, were injured in the wreck and were taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center for treatment.
According to witnesses, the driver fled the scene of the tragic car wreck. Metro police searched the immediate area, but the pre-dawn Thanksgiving Day search was unsuccessful. Metro police then put the word out to the press that a 16-year-old male from Antioch was suspected of being the driver and was wanted by police.
According to press reports, the Metro police have made a preliminary determination that excessive speed was a contributing factor in the fatal accident. They have not been able to determine, however, whether drugs, alcohol or driver distraction contributed to the wreck.
The 16-year-old suspected of being the driver has now turned himself in to police at the Criminal Justice Center. Criminal charges are pending against him in connection with the crash and the wrongful death of the 17-year-old passenger.
- Nashville Post, "Teenager wanted in connection to fatal car crash surrenders," November 30, 2010
- The Tennessean, "Friday's Crime Report," November 26, 2010