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MTA Bus Accident Kills Nashville Man

Sadly, on April 22, a man was killed when his vehicle collided head-on with an MTA bus in Midtown. According to WKRN-TV, the accident occurred at around 6 a.m., near the intersection of Charlotte Avenue and 19th Avenue North, near Saint Thomas Midtown. The station reported that a 2004 Toyota Solara driven by William Forsythe crossed all lanes of traffic and hit the bus. Following the accident, he was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. While the accident remains under investigation, police told WKRN that Forsythe may have fallen asleep behind the wheel of his vehicle or experienced a medical emergency. They said there was no evidence of alcohol or drug involvement. Last fall, we discussed wrong-way and head-on vehicle accidents, and how they often occur due to drowsy driving or medical emergencies. Unfortunately, drivers and passengers are 27 percent more likely to die in…
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