Wreck involving ambulance on Hwy 11W in Sullivan County

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SULLIVAN COUNTY, TN (WJHL)  An ambulance carrying three emergency medical crew members crashed on Highway 11W in Sullivan County Saturday afternoon.

The wreck happened just after 2 pm.

News Channel 11’s Brandon Hicks reports the Sullivan County EMS ambulance is off an embankment in thick woods in the 3700 block of Highway 11W.

The Sullivan County EMS ambulance is barely visible in a wooded area off Highway 11 W.

A Tennessee Highway patrolman said two of the three Sullivan County EMS employees were seriously hurt.  The third employee sustained minor injuries, THP said.

An officer on scene said no other vehicles were involved.

One lane of Highway 11W westbound toward Kingsport is open.   Both lanes of Highway 11W eastbound toward Bristol are closed, and traffic is being rerouted.   THP hoped to have it back open by 4:30 pm.

This is a developing story.  Check back for updates.

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