KPD e-News Release: Traffic Advisory Issued for 2600 Block of North John B. Dennis Highway Due to Serious Crash (Update)

Kingsport Police Department

Dale Phipps, Chief of Police

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

http://KingsportTN.gov/City-Services/Police-Departmentwww.KingsportPDBlog.com

NEWS RELEASE
SUBJECT: Traffic Advisory Issued for 2600 Block of North John B. Dennis Highway Due to Serious Crash (Update)
DATE: June 30, 2021
CASE #: 21-013510
GENERAL NARRATIVE
On June 30, 2021 as of 9:30 PM, the crash scene on North John B. Dennis Highway in Kingsport is clear, and normal traffic patterns have resumed. The associated investigation is still ongoing. Additional information regarding the crash will be released as soon as possible.

As previously released:

On June 30, 2021 as of 6:00 PM the 2600 block of North John B. Dennis Highway (near Mama’s House restaurant), particularly the southbound side, is effectively closed to traffic due to a serious crash that has the roadway blocked. This incident will likely take a few hours to investigate and clear.

All area motorists are asked to please avoid the area and seek an alternate route for the time being. Anyone already in the immediate area is asked to exercise caution and patience and obey all traffic instructions.

As the investigation remains underway, no further details regarding the crash itself are available at this time. Additional information will be released as it becomes available, but only at an appropriate point in the investigation

RELEASING OFFICER
Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit

423-229-9433 (Desk) • 423-343-9749 (FAX)

ThomasMPatton

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