1 Person Killed, 1 Seriously Injured In Head-On Collision On I-24 Early Sunday Morning

Sunday, January 12, 2020

A person was killed and another was injured in a head-on collision on I-24 early Sunday morning.

At approximately 3:41 a.m., East Ridge Police received a call of a two-vehicle crash in the 18000 block of I-24 westbound involving a wrong-way driver. 

Responding officers located a Toyota Camry and a Chevrolet Trailblazer involved in a near head-on crash. The driver of the Toyota Camry was deceased on the scene. 

East Ridge Fire Department stabilized the Trailblazer due to its location on the dividing wall and used extrication equipment to remove the driver from the vehicle.  The driver of the Trailblazer was transported to the hospital via emergency traffic for serious injuries. 

ERPD Traffic division is investigating the crash, and more information will be released as it becomes available.

Victim information is being withheld at this time pending notification of the families. 

East Ridge Police were assisted by the East Ridge Fire Department, Chattanooga Fire Department, Chattanooga Police Department, and the Tennessee Highway Patrol.   


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