Two People Killed in Single-Vehicle Crash in Memphis, Tennessee
MEMPHIS, TN. – Two people were killed in a single-vehicle crash January 17 in Memphis, Tennessee, according to an online news article from wreg.com. Few details about the crash have been released by investigators at this time, but the two victims have been identified.*
The crash occurred sometime on the night of Thursday, January 17, but it is not clear exactly what time. A vehicle traveling in East Memphis somehow left the roadway at the intersection of Quince and Solway. It is not clear what street the vehicle was on before this point or what direction it was traveling.
After leaving the road, the vehicle then struck a tree. The make and the model of the vehicle were not included in reports. It is not clear what caused the driver to travel off the road, as authorities have not released any information about the nature or circumstances of the crash. Officers have not indicated whether they suspect any factors contributed to the crash, like distraction or fatigue on the part of the driver.
Tennessee authorities were called to the scene, and they discovered two victims, including the driver and one passenger. Both sustained critical injuries in the crash and were deceased when officers arrived at the scene.
Officials have identified the two victims as 30-year-old Alex Parker and 31-year-old Lauren Brown. Neither victim’s city of residence was reported, and it is not clear who was driving.
Tennessee authorities are still investigating this crash, and officers have not provided additional information to the public at this time.
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