Lynda Suggs Dies From Injuries In Wednesday Crash On I-24

Sunday, February 23, 2014

A woman whose car was struck by another vehicle that went out of control on I-24 near Moccasin Bend has died.

Lynda Suggs, 68, was the victim from the Wednesday crash.

Chattanooga Police were dispatched at approximately 10:52 a.m. to a traffic crash at 17680 I-24.

Traffic investigators discovered that a Jeep Liberty was traveling westbound when the driver, Dekotah Moreno, 22, lost control and went across the median. The Jeep Liberty struck a Honda CRV, which was traveling eastbound, and then rolled, causing the driver to be ejected.

The driver of the Honda CRV, Ms. Lynda Suggs,  had to be extricated by the fire department and EMS. She was rushed into surgery at a local hospital.

The driver of the other vehicle was also transported to a local hospital and was in serious condition.

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