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Nashville Man Fatally Injured in Two-Car Crash on Murfreesboro Pike



The Nissan Altima driver fatally injured this afternoon in a collision with a BMW 530i on Murfreesboro Pike at Forest View Drive is identified as James M. Harding, 73, of Nashville.

The investigation shows that the Altima, which was traveling outbound on Murfreesboro Pike, was attempting to turn left onto Forest View Drive when it was hit by the inbound BMW. Harding died at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. The driver of the BMW, Phelobateir Mesiha, 18, received non-life threatening injuries.

The investigation is continuing to determine which vehicle had the right of way at the controlled intersection.