1 person transported after crash near Bristol Dragway

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The investigation continues into a crash from Sunday morning near the entrance of Bristol Dragway. 

According to the Bristol, Tennessee Police Department, a vehicle was traveling westbound on Highway 394, right before 9 a.m., crossed a paved median and struck a second vehicle traveling eastbound head on. 

The preliminary investigation says the collision caused the second vehicle to spin around and hit a third car. 

The driver of the second vehicle had to be extricated following the crash. 

Bristol, TN Police says the driver suffered serious injuries and was transported by helicopter to Johnson City Medical Center for treatment. 

The investigation is ongoing at this time. 

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The Bristol, Tennessee Police Department confirms they are working the scene of a crash on TN 394 near the Bristol Dragway. 

Emergency officials are advising people to avoid the area at this time as crews work the scene. 

There are reports of one person being airlifted from the crash. 

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