NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A man and woman were killed Sunday afternoon and a third person critically injured in a single-car crash on Interstate 40 East.
According to a preliminary report from Metro police, an older model Honda CEX was speeding just past the Charlotte Pike exit around 1:50 p.m. when the crash happened.
The vehicle travelled off the road, hit a rock wall, crossed back over the interstate and collided with a retaining wall.
The car then landed upside down, ejecting all three passengers, who are from Dickson, Tennessee.
Michael Dombrowski, 29, and Sarah Pierce, 23, both of Dickson, were killed at the scene.
Benjamin Benayce, 35, also of Dickson, was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he was last listed in stable condition.
Police said it is still unclear who was driving the car, but there was no evidence of drug or alcohol involvement at the scene.
The roadway was shut down until around 6 p.m.