1 Critical After 2-Car Collision On Highway 58

Monday, March 03, 2014

One person was critically injured in a two-car crash on Highway 58 shortly after noon on Monday.

At approximately 12:11 p.m., Chattanooga Police were dispatched to a crash at 5200 Highway 58 with serious injuries.  Traffic investigators discovered that a white Lincoln Town Car was attempting to turn left onto Champion Road from Highway 58. 

According to the driver of the second vehicle involved, the Lincoln Town Car attempted to turn in front of him and a collision was unavoidable. 

The driver of the Lincoln Town Car had to be extracted by the Fire Department and HCEMS and was transported to a local hospital for treatment.  Life Force was called but was unable to launch due to the weather. 

The southbound lanes of Highway 58 were shut down temporarily due to the crash. 

The driver of the Town Car is in critical condition. Attempts to reach the family were unsuccessful.


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