UPDATE: THP: 3 transported to hospital after Highway 11W crash


HAWKINS COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) – UPDATE – Two teenagers and a woman were transported to hospitals for injuries after a Monday morning crash on Highway 11W in Mooresburg.

According to a report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol, a 1978 Chevrolet 1X2 was traveling north on Highway 11W when it attempted to make a U-turn from the right-hand shoulder.

The Chevrolet then failed to yield and pulled into the path of a Toyota Camry that was also traveling north on the highway.

The Toyota struck the left-center side of the Chevrolet.

The driver of the Chevrolet, a seventeen-year-old, was transported by EMS to a local hospital, along with another juvenile passenger.

The driver of the Toyota, 52-year-old Tammie Lucas, was transported to the hospital, but her passenger was not injured.

The juvenile driver of the Chevrolet is being charged with failure to exercise due care.

Neither Lucas nor her passenger were wearing their seatbelts.

Both juveniles were wearing their seatbelts.

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According to the Hawkins County Rescue Squad, the scene of the crash has been cleared.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

Traffic will be delayed on a portion of Highway 11 West in Hawkins County after a motor vehicle crash.

According to a post from the Hawkins County Rescue Squad, as of 7:08 a.m., emergency crews were en route to a crash at Slate Hill Road in Mooresburg.

Details are limited at this time.

Stay tuned with News Channel 11 online and on-air for updates.

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