Driver killed in deadly crash, Knoxville police say
At around 1:15 a.m. on Sunday, KPD officers responded to a car crash at 4109 Central Avenue.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Knoxville Police Department officials announced they are investigating a deadly crash that happened early Sunday morning.
At around 1:15 a.m., KPD officers responded to a car crash at 4109 Central Avenue Pike. The investigation revealed that a Mini Cooper was driving south when it ran off the road, hit a telephone pole and came to a stop in the parking lot of Fountain City Auction.
The driver, a woman who was not identified, was ejected from the car and was pronounced dead at the University of Tennessee Medical Center.
KPD officials said evidence suggested that alcohol was a factor in the crash.
The investigation is ongoing.
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