One person was killed Monday night in an accident on I-24.
At approximately 8:58 p.m. Chattanooga Police responded to a single vehicle traffic crash at 17,500 I-24. Traffic investigators discovered that the vehicle, a GMC Envoy, was traveling east on I-24 when the driver lost control and struck a guardrail. The vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree where it came to rest.
The rear passenger, James Ledford, 69, sustained serious injuries from the crash and was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to those injuries.
The investigation is ongoing and more information will be released when available.