Fatal Accident of 61-Year-Old Rutherford County Resident on Hobson Pike in Metro Nashville Area

Aug 30, 2022 at 07:59 am by WGNS

In Nashville, a Rutherford County resident was killed in a two-vehicle collision Monday at 7:15 a.m. The accident occurred in the 3100 block of Hobson Pike and the man killed has been identified as John Taylor III. The 61-year-old LaVergne, TN resident was driving a 2005 Honda Accord when he was struck by a 2013 Cadillac sedan.

The driver of the Cadillac was 37-year-old Kevin J. Carter. Metro Police report Carter was traveling south on Hobson Pike when, for an unknown reason, he failed to negotiate the curve in the roadway. Authorities say he traveled into on-coming traffic and collided with the 2005 Honda Accord driven by Taylor who died at the scene.


Officers reported that Carter was transported to Vanderbilt Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries. There was no evidence of alcohol/drug involvement at the scene. Both drivers were wearing their seatbelts.

Source: Metro Nashville Police

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