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25-year-old driver faces vehicular homicide charge following fatal car crash on Bell Road near Ned Shelton Road

Nashville, TENNESSEE – Metro Police said the fatal accident occurred Sunday night.

It happened on Bell Road near Ned Shelton Road.

MNPD officers responded to a report of a crash.

The responding officers discovered that the 23-year-old driver of Kia Optima was driving north when a Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck traveling south on Bell Road crossed the double yellow lines and struck the Optima.

The 23-year-old male driver suffered life-threatening injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

He was later identified as Freddie Smith.

The 25-year-old driver of the Chevrolet Silverado suffered non-life threatening injuries and was taken to a hospital for treatment.

His name is Daniel Rocha-Villanueva and police said he showed several indicators of impairment and admitted to consuming alcohol prior to the crash.

A search warrant was obtained for his blood.

Upon his release from the hospital, the 25-year-old driver be charged with vehicular homicide by intoxication, driving without a license, and failure to provide proof of insurance.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.