KPD e-News Release: Kingsport Police Investigating Serious Collision Between Car and Motorcycle

Kingsport Police Department

David Quillin, Chief of Police

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

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

NEWS RELEASE
SUBJECT: Kingsport Police Investigating Serious Collision Between Car and Motorcycle
DATE: June 14, 2019
CASE #: 19-013183
GENERAL NARRATIVE
On June 14, 2019 at approximately 1:45 PM certified Crash Reconstructionists with the Kingsport Police Department Traffic Unit investigated a motor vehicle collision between a car and a motorcycle on Memorial Boulevard at the intersection with Conway Drive in Kingsport. Their findings thus far are as follows:

A red 2010 Harley-Davidson motorcycle, operated by Donnie L. Brown, and also ridden by additional passenger, Matonya G. Brown (both of Kingsport), was eastbound on Memorial Boulevard approaching the intersection with Conway Drive.

Meanwhile, a white 2012 Chevrolet Impala 4-door sedan, driven by Harold S. Jones (also of Kingsport), was northbound on Conway Drive approaching the same intersection. Mr. Jones failed to yield the right-of-way and pulled his vehicle into the path of the motorcycle.

The motorcycle struck the driver’s side of the Chevrolet, resulting in both riders being thrown from the motorcycle. Mr. and Mrs. Brown sustained serious, life-threatening injuries and were transported by Sullivan County E.M.S. to an area hospital for emergency medical treatment. As of the time of issuance of this news release, they both remain hospitalized in critical condition.

Mr. Jones was not injured in the crash. This collision remains under open and active investigation by the K.P.D. Traffic Unit with charges pending. As such, no additional information can or will be released at this time.

COLLISION VEHICLE #1 INFORMATION
Make Harley-Davidson
Model Motorcycle
Year 2010
Type Motorcycle
Color Red
Damage Disabling Damage
Driver Name Donnie L. Brown
Age 48 Years of Age
Gender/Race Male/White
Residency Kingsport, TN
Injuries Serious/Life-Threatening/Critical Condition
Passenger Name Matonya G. Brown
Age 45 Years of Age
Gender/Race Female/White
Residency Kingsport, TN
Injuries Serious/Life-Threatening/Critical Condition
COLLISION VEHICLE #2 INFORMATION
Make Chevrolet
Model Impala
Year 2012
Type 4-Door Sedan
Color White
Damage Disabling Damage
Driver Name Harold S. Jones
Age 88 Years of Age
Gender/Race Male/White
Residency Kingsport, TN
Injuries No Injury
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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