2 injured in hit-and-run crash on I-40 East

(Photo: WKRN)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Two people were injured in a hit-and-run crash in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 40 in west Nashville late Tuesday night.

It happened near the I-40/440 split around 11:30 p.m.

Metro police said someone may have hit their truck, causing it to land in a ditch, before fleeing the scene.

The two victims were transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

(Photo: WKRN)
(Photo: WKRN)

K-9 officers were called to the scene but Metro police did not disclose why.

Officers did reportedly find a gun on the side of the road they believe belongs to one of the victims.

No additional information was immediately released.

(Photo: WKRN)
(Photo: WKRN)