KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL) – UPDATE – A woman was killed while crossing the street in a mobility chair in a Sunday night crash in Kingsport.
According to a release from the Kingsport Police Department, officers responded to a crash on West Stone Drive near Fairmont Avenue around 11 p.m. and discovered a white Honda Accord had hit a woman crossing the street.
The release says the Honda was driven and solely occupied by a 17-year-old girl from Mount Carmel, who was lawfully traveling west on West Stone Drive.
KPD reports that Paula Renee Collier, 50, of Kingsport, was crossing West Stone Drive in a “mobility chair” that she had borrowed from an acquaintance when the traveled into the Honda’s path.
The juvenile was not injured in the resulting collision, but Collier was killed in the crash.
The crash remains under investigation.
Officers are investigating after what the Kingsport Police Department is calling a “serious motor vehicle collision.”
According to a release from KPD, officers responded to a crash on West Stone Drive near Fairmont Avenue on Sunday around 11 p.m.
The department’s traffic unit was called to the scene due to the seriousness of the crash.
Following the crash, all westbound lanes were closed on West Stone Drive at Fairmont Avenue. All lanes are back open as of Monday morning.
No further details were given at the time.
This is a developing story. Stay tuned with News Channel 11 online and on-air for updates.