Knoxville police detail deadly Chapman Highway motorcycle crash
Crews closed lanes between Meridian Road and Deva Drive Sunday night while police investigated.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - The Knoxville Police Department released more information Monday on a deadly Chapman Highway Crash that happened Sunday evening.
According to KPD Communications Manager Scott Erland, officers responded to Chapman Highway near Meridian Road and Deva Drive to investigate a crash involving a motorcycle. Based on KPD’s investigation, Erland said the driver of the motorcycle, an adult male, crossed into oncoming traffic and hit an SUV head-on. The SUV then reportedly hit another car.
The driver of the motorcycle was pronounced dead following the crash, while another person who was in one of the other cars was taken to the hospital for minor injuries.
The driver of the motorcycle was Michael Fulcher, according to the University of Tennessee Club Lacrosse Team.
The crash closed several lanes between Meridian Road and Deva Drive.
The crash is under investigation.
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