UPDATE at 4 p.m.
THP unveiled specifics of a crash Saturday morning that hurt two folks.
Officials say the motor vehicle was touring northbound “at an particularly substantial fee of speed” in advance of losing management, crossing the median and reverse targeted traffic lanes and placing a tree in an embankment head-on.
Costs are pending in opposition to the driver, Joshua L. Hutslar, 31, of Johnson Metropolis, together with felony evading and felony reckless endangerment.
Just one passenger, Jason Boyko, 23, of Johnson City, was in the automobile at the time of the crash, THP mentioned.
ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (WJHL) — Numerous companies responded to a wreck on Highway 67 Saturday early morning near the Milligan Highway overpass.
According to police, a vehicle flipped about the aspect of an embankment and caught fire.
Two folks have been included in the solitary-automobile crash. Both ended up transported to the clinic, 1 with a significant damage and the other with a minimal personal injury, according to the Elizabethton Hearth Office.
Officials with the EFD claimed they consider speed was a aspect in the crash.
We’re informed the Tennessee Highway Patrol is leading the investigation of the wreck.
The Central Hearth Office also responded. As of Saturday afternoon, the fireplace was contained, but drivers have been questioned to use caution in the place of the crash.