KPD e-News Release: Stone Drive Reopens But Investigation Into Serious Crash Continues

Kingsport Police Department

David Quillin, Chief of Police

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

http://Police.KingsportTN.govwww.KingsportPDBlog.com

NEWS RELEASE
SUBJECT: Stone Drive Reopens But Investigation Into Serious Crash Continues
DATE: February 22, 2018
CASE #: 18-005706
GENERAL NARRATIVE
On February 22, 2018 as of approximately 11:15 AM, all lanes of East Stone Drive at Stonebrook Place in Kingsport are back open for traffic. The investigation into the serious crash that resulted in the earlier roadway closure is still ongoing by the K.P.D. Traffic Unit. Additional details will be released at the appropriate point in the investigation.

As previously released:

On February 22, 2018 at approximately 6:40 AM, Kingsport Central Dispatch was notified of a serious motor vehicle collision on East Stone Drive near the intersection of Stonebrook Place in Kingsport. Officers are currently on scene investigating the crash.

All westbound lanes of East Stone Drive are completely shut down for the time being and will likely stay that was for a couple of hours. Eastbound lanes are currently flowing, but will likely become congested due to heavy commuter traffic.

Motorists are encouraged to avoid the area and plan an alternate route. Motorists already in the immediate area are encouraged to exercise caution and patience, obey all traffic instructions, and drive with a heightened sense of situational awareness.

Additional information and traffic updates will be released as they become available.

RELEASING OFFICER
Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit

423-229-9433 (Desk) • 423-224-2786 (FAX)

ThomasMPatton

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