Unmarked Roane County Sheriff’s Office detective involved in crash

One person was injured in the crash.
Published: Sep. 17, 2021 at 7:22 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 17, 2021 at 4:23 PM EDT
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KINGSTON, Tenn. (WVLT) - A Roane County detective in an unmarked car was involved in a crash Friday morning, a report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol said.

The call came in at 6:30 a.m. Friday morning that an officer was involved in the crash on Highway 70 near Pine Ridge Road in the Midtown area. According to the report, another driver traveling in the opposite direction turned left across traffic without yielding, causing the detective to crash into the passenger side of the second car.

A passenger in the second car had to be extracted since the front passenger door was stuck closed.

Troopers with The Tennessee Highway Patrol have been called to the location to handle the investigation of the crash.

One person was injured in the crash, and the sequence of events was confirmed by THP officials.

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