One killed in Bell Road collision

The Hyundai Accent front seat passenger killed Tuesday afternoon in a collision with a Chevrolet Equinox at the intersection of Hickory Park Drive and Bell Road is identified as Dirpa Chamlagai, 71.

The driver of the Equinox, Nancy Morton, 77, was traveling north on Bell Road when she collided with the male driver of the Hyundai, Ichha Chamlagai, 33.  Chamlagai was attempting to turn left onto Bell Road from Hickory Park Drive.  Crash investigators have not yet determined who had the right of way.

Dirpa Chamlagai, of Ohara Drive, was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where she died.  Three other passengers in the Hyundai, including two children ages 7 and 3, sustained non-life threatening injuries.

Morton was transported to Southern  Hills Medical Center with  non-life threatening injuries.

There was no indication at the scene of alcohol or drug involvement.  The investigation continues.

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