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Driver Charged with Vehicular Homicide After Wrong-Way Crash in Nashville, TN

February 15, 2019

NASHVILLE, TN. – According to an online news report published at, a driver has been charged with vehicular homicide after a February 3 wrong-way crash in Nashville, Tennessee. The crash killed two people and injured another person.* 

At approximately midnight on February 3, a Chevrolet Camaro was traveling in the wrong direction on Nolensville Pike in Nashville. In the area of Paragon Mills Road, the Camaro crashed into a 2009 Honda Civic that was traveling in the proper direction on the roadway. 

The driver of the Civic suffered fatal injuries in the wreck and died at the scene. Officials have identified him as 25-year-old Mr. Bastidas, of Nashville. 

A teenage passenger in the Civic was injured and transported to a local hospital for treatment. The passenger has been identified as 18-year-old Mr. Viera, of Arizona. The extent of Viera’s injuries, and Viera’s current medical condition are not known. 

A passenger in the Camaro also sustained critical injuries and did not survive. She has been identified as 49-year-old Ms. Burns, of Nashville. 

The driver of the Camaro, 52-year-old Mr. McLemore, of Madison, Tennessee, was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center with unknown injuries. Officers reported that McLemore appeared to be under the influence at the time, and a blood sample was obtained for analysis. The results of that test are pending.

McLemore has been charged with two counts of vehicular homicide and one count of vehicular assault. More charges could be added when the toxicology results become available. Upon release from medical treatment, he will be transferred into police custody. No further information has been reported at this time. 

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