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Bristol man traveling wrong way on I-81 injured after collision with big rig; charges pending

Staff Report • Feb 23, 2009 at 12:00 AM

The Greeneville Sun is reporting that Matthew Hall, 52, of Bristol, was seriously injured early Monday when his car, which was traveling north in the southbound traffic lanes of I-81, collided with a southbound tractor-trailer.Trooper James Fillers, who investigated the 2:54 a.m. collision said Hall was flown from the scene near the 49-mile marker of I-81 to Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center.Hall was being treated in the hospital's intensive-care unit this morning, according to Trooper Fillers, who said numerous criminal charges also are pending against the injured man.

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