1 dead, 4 injured after head-on crash in Robertson County

ROBERTSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – A 20-year-old died and four others were injured in a Saturday crash in Robertson County.

According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP), the crash happened on Saturday, May 11 at the intersection of E. 22nd Avenue and Woodland Street.

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Authorities reported 20-year-old Eligh Holmes was traveling west on 22nd Avenue in a 2020 Dodge Challenger and attempted to pass another vehicle. However, Holmes was in a no-passing zone and struck a 2021 Honda Civic head-on.

The impact reportedly caused the Challenger to run off the the left side of the roadway and hit an unoccupied 2016 Chevy Malibu, which was parked in a driveway.

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THP said Holmes — the driver of the Challenger– died in the crash. Meanwhile, his 20-year-old passenger was injured. Neither were wearing their seat belts and charges are pending against the 20-year-old passenger, according to a crash report.

Three people who were inside the Honda, which included a 37-year-old driver, a 31-year-old passenger and a 10-year-old boy, were also injured in the crash, THP said. All were reportedly wearing their seat belts except the 31-year-old passenger.

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There is no word on the nature of the injuries sustained by those involved in the crash.

No additional information was immediately released.

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