Kingsport Police: 2 injured in Fort Henry Drive crash


KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL) — Police say two people were injured in a crash Wednesday evening on Fort Henry Drive.

The crash happened around 4 p.m. at the intersection of Fort Henry Drive and Randolph Street, near Woodstone Deli.

According to the Kingsport Police Department, a Mazda B2300 pickup truck was traveling northbound on Fort Henry when it veered across the middle of the road and struck a southbound Jeep Wrangler in the driver’s side.

The driver of the Mazda, identified as Ronald Z. Bennett, 36 of Kingsport, was taken to a hospital with “suspected major injuries,” according to police. The driver of the Jeep, identified as Justin T. Wilcox, 42 of Kingsport, was also taken to the hospital but for “suspected minor injuries.”

Police said Wednesday night that the condition of both drivers was unknown.

Bennett’s driver’s license is currently revoked, according to the police department.

The crash remains under investigation.

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