Emergency crews respond to fatal West Knoxville crash
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Emergency responders, including the Knoxville Police Department and Fire Department, responded to a fatal West Knoxville crash Wednesday morning.
The crash happened around 8 a.m. on Pellissippi Parkway near I-40, KPD officials said. According to an incident release, a woman was driving south on the ramp onto I-40 East when she went off the road and hit a tree.
Bystanders reportedly pulled the woman from the car before it caught fire. She was transferred to the University of Tennessee Medical Center where she died from her injuries, according to the release.
No one else was in the car at the time, according to KPD officials.
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