Legal news for Tennessee automobile accident attorneys. Three-car wreck left three people dead and two others injured on Chapman Highway.
Knox County Sheriff alerts Tennessee automobile accident lawyers- Fiery wreck on Chapman Highway left two dead and three injured.
Knoxville, TN—A three-vehicle fiery crash killed three, and left two injured on Chapman Highway on Wednesday, September 16, 2009 around 6:50 p.m. The fatal crash is believed to have been caused by two cars racing, and one loosing control, as reported by WBIR.
According to Knox County Sheriff’s office, they believe a 2005 Jeep Liberty and white Ford F-150 may have been racing along Chapman Highway, or the Ford cut off the Jeep, when the SUV lost control and hit a Culligan Water truck. The Jeep then flew over the truck and hit a 2003 Crown Victoria. Police officials stated the Jeep was traveling at a high rate of speed when the collision occurred. Two of the wrecked cars reportedly burst into flames as a result of the crash. The driver of the Jeep, Jessica Monroe, 26, of Morristown, was killed in the violent wreck. Monroe’s passenger, Helena Jimenez, 22, was transported by area emergency medical services (EMS) crews to the University of Tennessee Medical Center for treatment of his injuries. The driver and passenger of the Crown Victoria, Robert Murphy, 48, and his wife, Lori Murphy, 47, were also killed in the crash. The couple’s son, Nicholas, 4, survived and was also transported by EMS teams to the University of Tennessee Medical Center for treatment of his injuries. The Culligan Water truck driver, Greg Broyles, 48, of Seymour, suffered injuries, but refused medical treatment. The driver of the Ford fled the scene of the crash and police officials are currently looking for the driver. Knox County Sheriff’s officials are reportedly conducting a full investigation into the fatal three-car crash.
Legal News Reporter: Nicole Howley-Legal news for Tennessee automobile accident lawyers.