Crime of the Week #23

June 7, 2019


Memphis Police officers from the Airways Station answered an accident call at I-240 (westbound) at Airways at 11:06 p.m. Saturday, June 1, 2019. When they arrived officers found a 2011 Harley Davidson motorcycle with Georgia plates, lying in the grass near the road. Officers then located Carey Driver nearby. He was unresponsive and appeared to have injuries to his legs. Memphis Fire Department paramedics arrived and found the victim had a gunshot wound. Driver was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Officers learned at the scene that the victim had been seen exchanging words with the occupants of a dark-colored vehicle while driving on the interstate highway. A gunshot was fired and the victim lost control of his cycle, crashing down an embankment. Anyone with information on this homicide is asked to contact CrimeStoppers immediately, 528-CASH (2274).