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7.24 Powell, TN - Driver Extrication Necessary After Wreck on W. Beaver Creek Dr

Powell, TN – Driver Extrication Necessary After Wreck on W. Beaver Creek Dr

Powell, TN (July 24, 2021) – Rural Metro Fire and Knox County Rescue were dispatched to the site of a car accident on Saturday, July 24th in Powell.  The accident took place at about 4:50 p.m. on West Beaver Creek Road in the area of Brickyard Road when two vehicles collided head-on. Paramedics on the scene assisted with extricating at least one victim who was trapped inside a vehicle. Although injuries were confirmed, no additional information regarding the crash or its [...]

7.23 Todd Co, TN - Woman Injured in Crash Involving Dump Truck on Near Logan Co Line

Todd Co, TN – Woman Injured in Crash Involving Dump Truck on Near Logan Co Line

Todd Co, TN (July 23, 2021) – An accident in the southbound lanes of US-79 in Todd County sent one woman to a hospital in Nashville on the morning of Tuesday, July 20th. Deputies from the Todd County Sheriff’s Department stated that 61-year-old Phyllis Mink, a resident of Indian Mound, was driving northbound about a mile from the Logan County line when, for reasons that have yet to be determined, her vehicle and a dump truck operated by 23-year old [...]

7.22 Memphis, TN - Walter Collins Fatally Struck by Vehicle on S. Cox St

Memphis, TN – Walter Collins Fatally Struck by Vehicle on S. Cox St

Memphis, TN (July 22, 2021) – One man is dead following a collision with a truck on the afternoon of Wednesday, July 21st in Memphis.   The accident took place at the intersection of South Cox Street and Nelson Avenue between New York Street and Meda Street. Local law enforcement officers have since identified the deceased as 50-year-old Walter Collins. Officers from the Memphis Police Department reported that Collins was driving a scooter when he was hit by the truck. He was transported [...]

Knoxville, TN - Two Hospitalized After Fiery Two-Car Crash at Tazewell Pke & I-640

Knoxville, TN – Two Hospitalized After Fiery Two-Car Crash at Tazewell Pke & I-640

Knoxville, TN (July 21, 2021) – Two people were transported to an area hospital via ambulance after a fiery crash occurred on Tazewell Pike Wednesday morning, July 20. Per reports from authorities on the scene, the serious collision was reported at 7:45 a.m. and happened on the Interstate 640 entrance ramp at Tazewell Pike. Preliminary information released by the Knoxville Police Department indicated that two vehicles collided on the ramp, causing one of them to catch fire. EMS units and fire [...]

7.20 Knoxville, TN - Samuel Bennett and Kerby Langford Killed in Motorcycle Crash Near Marketplace Blvd

Knoxville, TN – Samuel Bennett and Kerby Langford Killed in Motorcycle Crash Near Marketplace Blvd

Knoxville, TN (July 20, 2021) – Officers from the Knoxville Police Department have identified the two victims of a fatal motorcycle accident that took place in West Knoxville on Saturday, July 17th. The crash occurred on Kingston Pike in the area of Market Place Boulevard and involved a sport utility vehicle. The victims have since been identified as 27-year-old Samuel Bennett, a resident of West Virginia, and 46-year-old Kerby Langford, of Knoxville.  At this time, no charges are expected to be [...]

Knoxville, TN - UPDATE: Gerald Turbyville Killed in Mine Collapse at Nyrstar Immel Mine

Knoxville, TN – UPDATE: Gerald Turbyville Killed in Mine Collapse at Nyrstar Immel Mine

Knoxville, TN (July 19, 2021) – Federal officials have identified the man who was killed in a fatal Knox County mine collapse that also left two others injured last week. A preliminary report from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety & Health Administration identified the victim as 68-year-old Gerald Turbyville. He had worked more than a decade at the mine. Two other miners were also injured in the collapse, which occurred at the Nyrstar Immel Mine on Tuesday, July [...]

Powell, TN - UPDATE: Two Injured in Head-on Car Crash at W Beaver Creek Dr & Brickyard Rd

Powell, TN – UPDATE: Two Injured in Head-on Car Crash at W Beaver Creek Dr & Brickyard Rd

Powell, TN (July 18, 2021) – Rescue units with Knox County Rural Metro Fire and several other emergency response crews reported to the scene of a serious head-on accident on Thursday, July 15, in Powell and have since released further details about the crash. According to Jeff Bagwell with Rural Metro Fire, rescue crews were called to the scene at West Beaver Creek Drive near Brickyard Road. Upon arrival, authorities discovered that a victim was trapped in their car with [...]

7.17 Knoxville, TN - Two Dead After Motorcycle and SUV Collide on Kingston Pk

Knoxville, TN – Two Dead After Motorcycle and SUV Collide on Kingston Pike

Knoxville, TN (July 17, 2021) – Two people were killed during a collision between a motorcycle and an SUV at the intersection of Market Place and Kingston Pike on the night of Saturday, July 17th.   According to the Knoxville Police Department, a motorcyclist was riding eastbound on Kingston Pike when it collided with an SUV, ejecting both the operator and passenger from the bike. The passenger was pronounced dead at the scene.  The operator was transported by paramedics to the University of [...]

7.16 Leoma, TN - Samantha Posey Killed in ATV Crash on Kelton Rd

Leoma, TN – Samantha Posey Killed in ATV Crash on Kelton Rd

Leoma, TN (July 16, 2021) – A woman from Madison County was killed during an ATV accident in Lawrence County, on the night of Saturday, July 10th. Sources reported that 19-year-old Samantha Posey, a resident of Meridianville, was pronounced dead at the scene when the Polaris ATV on which she was a passenger crashed. The driver of the ATV, 20-year-old Koelton Birdsong, a resident of Athens, sustained unspecified injuries during the crash. He was med flighted to Huntsville Hospital. According to a [...]

7.15 Powell, TN - Two Hospitalized Following Head-On Collision on W. Beaver Creek Dr

Powell, TN – Two Hospitalized Following Head-On Collision on W. Beaver Creek Dr

Powell, TN (July 15, 2021) – Knox County Rural Metro Fire and several other emergency response crews reported to the scene of a serious head-on accident that put both drivers in the hospital on the afternoon of Thursday, July 15th in Powell. According to an official from Rural Metro Fire, rescue teams were dispatched to the scene at an intersection in the area of Brickyard Road and West Beaver Creek Drive in Knox County after receiving reports of a crash [...]