January 19, 2021

Parkway

Eastbound lanes on Interstate 24 are closed after a multi-vehicle wreck near Briley Parkway, according to the Tennessee Department of Transportation. 



a screen shot of a computer: Traffic cameras overlook a wreck on I-24 near Briley Parkway were obstructed by fog early Friday morning.


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Traffic cameras overlook a wreck on I-24 near Briley Parkway were obstructed by fog early Friday morning.

The wreck involving two cars was reported just after 2 a.m. and and is expected to be cleared by 6:30 a.m., according to TDOT. Westbound lanes were not affected. 

Three people were injured, at least one critically, according to the Metro Nashville Police Department. 

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It was not immediately clear if if weather contributed to the wreck. Traffic cameras showed heavy fog in the area. 

WEATHER: Dense fog advisory until 9 a.m. for Middle Tennessee; caution urged for drivers

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.

Find reporter Rachel Wegner at [email protected] or on Twitter @rachelannwegner.

This article originally appeared on Nashville Tennessean: Nashville traffic: I-24E closed at Briley Parkway by wreck; at least 1 critically injured

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A motorist in an SUV was killed after the vehicle was struck by a pickup truck headed the wrong way on the Sunken Meadow Parkway on Friday night in Commack, authorities said.

The identity of the deceased driver was not released by New York State Police in a statement Friday night.

Police said the wrong-way crash occurred shortly before 7:30 p.m. on the northbound side of Sunken Meadow Parkway, north of Exit SM3. A driver in a pickup was traveling south in the northbound lanes when it struck the SUV, police said.

“The driver of the SUV died at the scene and the driver of the pickup truck was treated for serious injuries” at South Shore University Hospital in Bay Shore, officials said.

The identity of the pickup driver was also not released by authorities.

As of 10:30 p.m. Friday, police said the Sunken Meadow State Parkway was closed northbound and traffic was being diverted at Exit SM3.

The investigation was ongoing Friday night.

State police are urging anyone with information to call 631-756-3300.

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