Knoxville police investigate fatal 1-40 crash

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. --- Knoxville Police responded to a four-vehicle crash on Friday, January 4, 2019.

Officers report the incident happened on I-40 east at the Midway Road exit.

According to the preliminary investigation, the driver of a 2015 Nissan Sentra was traveling west on I-40 when the vehicle struck the rear of a Volvo Semi.

After impact the Nissan went through the median and into oncoming east bound I-40 traffic where it glanced off a 2013 VW before hitting a 2014 Nissan Altima head-on.

The driver of the Sentra was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Four individuals from the vehicles were transported to the hospital, but none were believed to have life-threatening injuries.

The investigation is still ongoing by KPD.