Police: man crashes car after accidental shooting

Man shot while driving, crashes car

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Emergency crews rushed to the scene of a crash near the corner of Madison Avenue and BB King Boulevard on Friday evening.

According to police, the 31-year-old driver of one of the cars had a gunshot wound in his leg. He told paramedics that he accidentally shot himself and was rushing to the hospital.

Police said he sped through the intersection, lost control, and crashed into a light pole and another car. The driver of the other car did not go to the hospital.

The 31-year-old was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

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