Nashville cab driver killed in four-car crash downtown

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A 55-year-old cab driver died Wednesday afternoon in a four-car crash in downtown Nashville.

Metro police said it happened at 4 p.m. at the intersection of Second Avenue and Peabody Street, just one block from Korean Veterans Boulevard.

Authorities said the cab driver, identified as Hizkias Woldegabriel, 55, was sitting at a stop light on Second Avenue when his cab was hit by a Ford Econoline van.

Woldegabriel, who drove for Nashvegas Cab, died at the scene.

A passenger in the taxi and the two persons in the Ford van were transported to the hospital. Neither their identities nor their conditions were immediately released.

Further details weren’t known. The investigation is continuing.