KPD e-Press Release: K.P.D. Responds to Motor Vehicle Crash Resulting in Serious Injuries

Kingsport Police Department

Press Release

Incident Information

Type of Incident KPD e-Press Release: K.P.D. Responds to Motor Vehicle Crash Resulting in Serious Injuries
Date & Time October 12, 2013

Approximately 5:30 PM

Location of Incident West Stone Drive at C.E. Brooks Way

Kingsport, TN

Vehicle #1 Information

Driver Name James A. Lucas
Age 19 Years of Age
Race/Sex White/Male
Address Dan Lane

Knoxville, TN

Vehicle Information 2009 Nissan Altima
Passenger Information Two Juvenile Passengers (Names Will Not Be Released)

Vehicle #2 Information

Vehicle Name Betty A. Stout
Age 48 Years Old
Race/Sex White/Female
Address University Boulevard

Kingsport, TN

Vehicle Information 2004 Saturn Ion

General Narrative

The Kingsport Police Department is investigating a motor vehicle crash that resulted in serious injuries.

On October 12, 2013 at approximately 5:30 pm, Kingsport Police Patrol Officers responded to a motor vehicle collision on West Stone Drive at the intersection with C.E. Brooks Way. Due to the extent of the injuries in the collision the K.P.D. Traffic Unit was called to the scene to investigate the collision.

The investigation revealed that a 2009 Nissan Altima was traveling westbound on West Stone Drive in the outside lane. A 2004 Saturn Ion was in the center turn lane from eastbound West Stone Drive to northbound C.E. Brooks Way. The driver of the Saturn failed to yield the right of way and made a left turn into the path of the Nissan. The Nissan struck the Saturn in the passenger side front door.

The driver of the Saturn, Betty A. Stout, suffered serious injuries and was transported to Holston Valley Medical Center. Two juvenile passengers in the Nissan were also transported to Holston Valley Medical Center for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. Their names will not be released.

The investigation is ongoing by the K.P.D. Traffic Unit.

For additional information, please contact:

P.I.O. Thomas M. Patton

K.P.D. Community Relations & Crime Prevention Unit

423-229-9433

ThomasMPatton@KingsportTN.gov

Releasing Officer P.I.O. Thomas M. Patton

K.P.D. Community Relations & Crime Prevention Unit

Investigating Officer Ptl. Dustin Jackson

K.P.D. Traffic Unit

Supervisor Sergeant Joe Earles

K.P.D. Traffic Unit

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