KPD e-News Release: Kingsport Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision on Memorial Boulevard

Kingsport Police Department

David Quillin, Chief of Police

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

SUBJECT: Kingsport Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision on Memorial Boulevard
DATE: April 28, 2018
CASE #: 18-012700
On April 28, 2018 at approximately 1:15 PM, Kingsport Police Patrol Officers responded to a motor vehicle collision in the roadway in front of the Sunoco gas station and convenience store, located at 4001 Memorial Boulevard in Kingsport. Responding Officers determined that the crash involved a passenger car and a motorcycle and had resulted in a fatality.

Crash Investigators from the K.P.D. Traffic Unit have responded to the scene and are in the process of a thorough reconstruction analysis of the collision. While no additional details are available at this time, further information regarding this incident will be released at an appropriate point, pending the completion of the investigation and notification of next of kin.

Traffic is still flowing along Memorial Boulevard; however, it is periodically becoming congested. For the time being, motorists are encouraged to avoid the area and plan an alternate route so as to avoid unnecessary delays. Motorists already in the immediate area are encouraged to be alert, exercise caution and patience, and obey all traffic instructions.

Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit

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


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