Three-Vehicle Collision in Cocke County, TN, Kills One, Injures Six
COCKE COUNTY, TN. – A three-vehicle collision in Cocke County, Tennessee, killed one person and injured six on February 3, according to an online news report from citizentribune.com. The crash occurred when a driver failed to stop at a stop sign.*
At approximately 7:30 p.m. on February 3, 23-year-old Mr. Webb, of Newport, Tennessee, was driving a 2006 Dodge 3500 pickup truck south on Highway 321 in Cocke County. At the intersection with Highway 160, an eastbound 2017 Nissan (model not reported) failed to stop at a stop sign and traveled into the southbound lanes of Highway 321.
The Nissan then crashed into Webb’s Dodge pickup truck, sending it into the northbound lanes of the highway. A northbound 2002 Dodge 2500 then hit Webb’s truck.
Webb and two passengers in her truck — 23-year-old Mr. Huddleston, of Cleveland, Tennessee, and 20-year-old Ms. K. Cross, of Cleveland — sustained serious injuries in the crash. Emergency responders called in several medical helicopters to airlift the three victims to a nearby hospital. Their current medical conditions have not been reported.
The driver of the other Dodge pickup, 26-year-old Mr. Clevenger, of Newport, was also injured in the wreck, as were the two passengers in his truck. One of the passengers was a 10-year-old girl. The other passenger was 26-year-old Ms. Phillips, of Cosby, Tennessee. The medical conditions of these three people are also not known.
The driver of the Nissan, 20-year-old Mr. Huddleston, of Cleveland, was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from his vehicle during the collision. Officials pronounced him deceased at the scene.
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