Kingsport police: ‘Serious injuries’ reported after crash involving students near Dobyns-Bennett High School


KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL) – The Kingsport Police Department is investigating after two students were involved in a crash behind Dobyns-Bennett High School on Monday.

According to a release from KPD, officers were called to the crash just after 3 p.m.

Witnesses told police a 15-year-old male, who was attempting to cross East Center Street, darted between two school buses and into the path of a vehicle driven by a 17-year-old female. Both are students of Dobyns-Bennett.

The male student received serious injuries and was transported to a local hospital, according to the release. Police said he remained in serious condition Monday night.

The driver was not hurt, according to police.

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