|Kingsport Police Department
200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660
ThomasMPatton • 423-229-9433 (Desk) • 423-224-2786 (FAX)
|SUBJECT:||Two Back-to-Back Crashes on Interstate 26 to Temporarily Cause Delays|
|DATE:||August 14, 2014|
|On August 14, 2014, shortly before 11:00 AM, the Kingsport Police Department was notified of two back-to-back motor vehicle collisions on eastbound Interstate 26 in the vicinity of the Eastern Star Road exit. Initial reports indicate that as many as eight vehicles may be involved, and there is a possibility of injuries.
Currently all eastbound traffic has been suspended. Motorists are urged to avoid the area and consider an alternate route until the interstate can be reopened. More information will be released as soon as it becomes available.
|Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer
Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit