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Madisonville police officer involved in car accident

A Madisonville Police Department officer was involved in a car accident Tuesday afternoon, department officials said.
A Madisonville Police Department officer was involved in a car accident Tuesday afternoon, department officials said.
Published: May. 10, 2022 at 3:24 PM EDT|Updated: May. 10, 2022 at 6:49 PM EDT
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MADISONVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - A Madisonville Police Department officer was involved in a car accident Tuesday afternoon, department officials said.

The crash happened around 3 p.m. on Highway 411 near the Mexi-Wing Restaurant, and closed several lanes of traffic. According to a report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol, a Toyota Camry driver failed to see the officer travelling northbound on the highway and pulled out in front of him. The officer ended up crashing into a telephone pole.

“Please pray for the healing of all involved and their families,” officials said.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is set to investigate the crash. The driver of the Camry was cited for failure to yield and improper turn.

OFFICER INVOLVED AUTO ACCIDENT MAY 10TH 2022 : 15:00HRS Highway 411 near Mexi-Wing Restaurant is down to one lane both...

Posted by Madisonville Police Department - TN on Tuesday, May 10, 2022

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