UPDATE: THP: 2 taken to hospital following Hawkins County wreck

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UPDATE (12:15 p.m.) – Two people were taken to the hospital and a driver was cited following a wreck in Hawkins County Thursday morning.

According to a report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Freightliner M21 driven by Jessie Killion, 25, of Bean Station was stopped at the intersection of West Main and U.S. 11W in Rogersville.

At the time, a Nissan Altima driven by Jackie Gulliver, 46, of Whitesburg, was traveling north on U.S. 11W.

According to the report, Killion failed to yield, pulling into the path of the Nissan and the vehicles collided.

That same report said Killion was charged with failure to yield.

Killion and Gulliver were both taken to area hospitals.

A passenger in the Freightliner, identified by THP as Kiley McWhirter, was uninjured.

UPDATE (10:35 a.m.) – According to the Hawkins County Rescue Squad, emergency crews are clearing the scene of a crash on Highway 11W at Main Street in Rogersville.

News Channel 11 has reached out to THP for more details about the crash.

ROGERSVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) – U.S. 11W is partially blocked in Rogersville due to a vehicle crash.

According to the Hawkins County Rescue Squad, drivers should use caution in the area of Highway 11W and Main Street.

As of 8:30 a.m., Highway 11W westbound had one lane open. Eastbound traffic is being diverted onto Main Street.

The rescue squad posted earlier that the road was completely blocked and an air medical helicopter was landing at the scene.

According to the TDOT smartway map, this is a multiple vehicle crash. It’s expected to be cleared by 10:30 a.m.

Tennessee Highway Patrol has confirmed to News Channel 11 that they are on the scene and investigating.

This is a developing story. Look for updates on WJHL.com.

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