The driver of a Honda Civic reportedly crossed the centerline on Cross Valley Road near the Highway 11-W intersection, resulting in the head-on collision with an SUV that sent five people to the hospital, including two who were evacuated by helicopter.
State police were called to the scene at 8:37 p.m. on Friday. The crash occurred on Route 58 near the tunnel in Lee County.
KINGSPORT — A head-on Thursday morning collision on East Stone Drive killed a passenger in one vehicle, according to police, while the intoxicated driver of the other SUV ran from the scene and had to be chased down by officers.
According to Sgt. Nathan Hall with the Tennessee Highway Patrol, the wreck occurred at approximately 7:15 a.m. A northbound Fed-Ex freighter entered the median, jumped a berm at the Exit 69 overpass and landed below on Highway 394.