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5.24 Knoxville, TN - Bicyclist Injured in Car Crash on Sevier Ave at Sterling Hill Way

Knoxville, TN – Bicyclist Injured in Car Crash on Sevier Ave at Sterling Hill Way

Knoxville, TN (May 24, 2021) – Officers from the Knoxville Police Department stated that a woman riding a bicycle was hospitalized on Sunday, May 23rd after she was hit by a car in South Knoxville. Officers responded to the accident on Sevier Avenue in the area of Sterling Hill Way at about 6:40 p.m.   A preliminary investigation showed that the woman was riding eastbound on Sterling Hill Way. As she turned onto Sevier Avenue, she collided with a vehicle heading southbound [...]

6.13 Knox Co, TN - Injury Accident Causes Vehicle Rollover on Norris Frwy

Parkway Village, TN – Alexander Sales Luis Killed in Wreck at Getwell Rd and Cochese Rd

Parkway Village, TN (May 23, 2021) – One person died and another sustained injuries during a two-car collision on Sunday, May 23rd in Parkway Village. Officers were dispatched to the site at the intersection of Cochese Road and Getwell Road at about 3:10 p.m.  One driver, who has since been identified as 28-year-old Alexander Sales Luis, was pronounced dead at the scene,  The second driver was transported to St. Francis in non-critical condition. The cause of this accident is under investigation. We would like [...]

5.22 Nashville, TN - Officer Injured in Multi-Vehicle Crash on I-65

Nashville, TN – Officer Injured in Multi-Vehicle Crash on I-65 near Exit 90

Nashville, TN (May 22, 2021) – Police were called to the scene of a multi-car accident that involved a police officer on Saturday, May 22nd.  The accident took place at about 5:00 a.m. in the northbound lanes of Interstate 65, near exit 90 when one car crashed into the back of a tractor-trailer and overturned. Two other vehicles, one of which belonged to a Metro police officer, then collided with the initial accident.   Although injuries were confirmed, the exact medical conditions [...]

5.21 Greeneville, TN - Several Injured, One Critical, in Collison With Tractor-Trailer on Andrew Johnson Hwy

Greeneville, TN – Several Injured in Collison With Tractor-Trailer on Andrew Johnson Hwy

Greeneville, TN (May 21, 2021) – One person was hospitalized with major injuries on Wednesday, May 19th after being struck by a tractor-trailer while attempting to merge.   According to officers from the Greeneville Police Department, the collision took place at about 3:25 p.m. on Andrew Johnson Highway, in the area of Hal Henard Road when the driver of a 2009 Hyundai SAN was sideswiped after neglecting to yield the right-of-way to an 18-wheeler. The driver then crashed into another car which [...]

5.20 Knoxville, TN - Three Injured in Vehicle Crash, Fire on Buffat Mill Rd

Knoxville, TN – Three Injured in Vehicle Crash, Fire on Buffat Mill Rd

Knoxville, TN (May 20, 2021) – Police and first responders were called to the scene of a single-vehicle accident and fire that caused significant injuries to three people on Wednesday, May 19th in Knoxville.  A source inside the Knoxville Police Department said that a car carrying four people burst into flames late Wednesday night on Buffat Mill Road in the area of Spring Hill Road.  The vehicle’s three passengers, a 15-month-old girl, a 24-year-old man, and a 25-year-old man, sustained varying [...]

5.19 Clarksville, TN - Rolando Mendez Killed in Three-Car Collision on Tiny Town Rd

Clarksville, TN – Rolando Mendez Killed in Three-Car Collision on Tiny Town Rd

Clarksville, TN (May 19, 2021) – Local police and other emergency response agencies were dispatched to the scene of a fatal; three-vehicle collision on Sunday, May 16th in Montgomery County. The accident, which involved three vehicles, took place at about 11:50 a.m. near the intersection of Tiny Town Road and Profit Drive. One of the drivers, 44-year-old Rolando Mendez, died from his injuries.  Another driver sustained injuries classified as non-life-threatening. We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the [...]

5.18 Knoxville, TN - Patsy Ellison Identified as Pedestrian Fatally Struck on Merchant Dr

Knoxville, TN – Patsy Ellison Identified as Pedestrian Fatally Struck on Merchant Dr

Knoxville, TN (May 18, 2021) – A woman in a wheelchair was struck by a car and killed on Sunday, May 16th in the area of Merchant Drive. The victim has since been identified by Knoxville police as 62-year-old Patsy Ellison.    Police and first responders were dispatched to the scene at about 3:00 p.m. An initial investigation showed that the victim was riding in a motorized wheelchair heading eastbound along Merchant Drive towards Clinton Highway when she was hit by a [...]

5.17 Nashville, TN - Jazmin Swain Fatally Struck by Car on I-40

Nashville, TN – Jazmin Swain Fatally Struck by Car on I-40

Nashville, TN (May 17, 2021) – A woman from Kentucky was hit by a car and killed when she exited her vehicle after an accident on Saturday, May 15th. Nashville police said the victim, who has since been identified the victim as 28-year-old Jazmin Swain, a resident of Louisville, struck the center divider on Interstate 40 at about 2:00 a.m., causing her now-disabled vehicle to come to a stop. As Swain and her younger brother exited the vehicle, they were both [...]

5.16 Knoxville, TN - Woman in Wheelchair Fatally Struck Near Merchant Dr

Knoxville, TN – Woman in Wheelchair Fatally Struck Near Merchant Dr

Knoxville, TN (May 16, 2021) – A woman using a motorized wheelchair died after she was hit by a car on Sunday, May 16th near Merchant Drive in North Knoxville. The accident happened at about 3:00 p.m. as the victim was traveling eastbound on Merchant Drive, in the direction of Clinton Highway. She was struck by a pick-up truck as it made a righthand turn from Tillery Drive onto Merchant Drive. The truck driver remained at the scene.   The pedestrian was transported [...]

5.15 Jackson, TN - Three Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash on Airways Blvd

Jackson, TN – Three Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash on Airways Blvd

Jackson, TN (May 15, 2021) – Three people were hospitalized following a two-car accident on Airways Boulevard in the area of Lager Lane on Friday, May 14th.  Officials reported that one person was in one car and three people were in the other.   The singly-occupied vehicle had to be extricated. They were transported via ambulance to a local hospital.   Two of the three occupants in the other vehicle were taken to Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. The cause of the crash is still unknown. Our [...]