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19-year-old Abdulrahman Taha was driving a 2022 black Hyundai on Nolensville Road as he raced another vehicle on May 27th and passed through an intersection where a Metro Nashville Police Officer was stopped at a red light. An officer a short distance away watched as Taha approached his position and ran through another intersection while hitting a car that was properly navigating the roadway. The other party was injured in the crash, and Taha was taken into custody. His license plate was a fake tag that read: “confused.” a GoPro camera was also located attached to the back window of the car, and a Beretta 9 mm handgun was in the back seat.
Abdulrahman A. Taha of Donerail Cir in Nashville, TN, was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on May 27th, charged with failure to obey a traffic signal, evading arrest by motor vehicle, reckless endangerment, reckless driving, drag racing, and unauthorized removal of a plate. He is free on a $16,750 bond.