Shallowford Road Fatal Crash



Chattanooga Police have identified the driver killed in a collision with a CARTA bus this morning on Shallowford Road.

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She was 23 year old Alicia Wright Nazario.

A child in the vehicle was in a car seat and only received minor injuries.

The bus driver and a passenger on the bus were also transported to the hospital with minor injuries.

Video from the bus shows she lost control of the car as she was exiting I 75 north onto Shallowford and fishtailed into the front of the bus.

Chattanooga Police ask anyone with information regarding this incident to call 423-698-2525 or submit a tip via the CPD Mobile App. You can remain anonymous.


Chattanooga (WDEF) – Chattanooga Police confirm that at least one person has been killed in a early morning car crash.

It happened in the 7000 block of Shallowford Road around 6:30 Friday morning.

The crash involved a Lincoln Town Car and a CARTA bus.

The bus was traveling west bound while the Lincoln was traveling east bound.

The driver of the Lincoln was killed in the crash.

A child was also in that vehicle and has been transported to TC Thompson Children’s Hospital.

There were two passengers on the bus at the time of the crash.

No word yet on their condition.

Both sides of Shallowford Road are closed while Chattanooga Police work the incident.

Police hope to have the road back open in two to three hours.

This is a developing story.

Stay with News 12 Now for the latest updates on this crash.

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