Victim in deadly hit-and-run in downtown Knoxville identified
All northbound lanes of Henley Street at Main Street were closed for a crash investigation, according to officials with the Knoxville Police Department.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Two cars and a KAT bus were involved in a crash on Henley Street Wednesday afternoon, according to officials with the Knoxville Police Department.
University of Tennessee officers saw an Infiniti sedan try to make a U-turn on the Henley Street Bridge but hit a KAT bus in the process. Officers then saw the Infiniti flee the scene when it hit a Jeep, according to KPD officials.
The male driver of the Infiniti, later identified as Damien Sherwood, 20, was pronounced dead at the scene while a female in the Jeep was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
KPD officers responded to the crash just after 1 p.m. and the road was reopened by 3:30 p.m.
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