Elderly woman dies after head-on collision on Briley Parkway

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – An elderly woman died after being in a head-on collision Sunday afternoon.

Police said the 76-year-old woman was a passenger in a 2006 Chevy Impala that was exiting Briley Parkway East onto Ellington Parkway North.

The car failed to negotiate a curve on the ramp, traveled across the grass median and onto the Briley Parkway East on ramp where it collided with a 2010 Chrysler 300.

The 76-year-old woman, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was pronounced dead at Skyline Medical Center. Her identity was not immediately released as authorities work to locate the victim’s next of kin.

The 81-year-old driver of the Impala was transported with non-life threatening injuries.

The 74-year-old driver of the Chrysler and a 63-+year-old passenger were transported non-life threatening injuries.

Officers said that the preliminary investigation shows that excessive speed for wet road conditions on the part pf the Impala contributed to the collision.