Rockwood Bicyclist hit on Gateway Avenue

A man on his bicycle was hit by a pickup truck on North Gateway Avenue in Rockwood on Tuesday. The call came in around 7:30 for Rockwood Fire First Responders, and Police. Upon arrival they found two bicycles, one which an adult was riding and a smaller bike with a child, were in the center of Gateway Avenue.  According to Rockwood police officer Pio, the adult rider was struck and identified as Robert Young from Rockwood. He was alert and talking to emergency workers, but somewhat disoriented, so an ambulance was dispatched to transport him to the UT Medical center. The driver of the pickup truck was identified as, Dan Stevens from Rockwood. According to officer Pio, no charges will be filed as Stevens did all he could to avoid the bicyclist as they crossed Gateway Avenue.

About Brad Jones

Brad is the Owner/Operator of BBB TV 12, and has been with the company since August of 1996. Brad is a 1987 graduate of Coalfield High School and a 1995 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Communications. He won the 1995 broadcast production student of the year award. Brad worked at Shop at Home, Inc. a home shopping network that was located in Knoxville, TN from 1993 - 1995 and then at Via TV (RSTV, Inc.) from 1995 - 1996. After some freelance work in Nashville, Brad joined the BBB Communications staff in August of 1996. A short stint at WVLT TV as a news photographer was in 2001, but he continued to work at BBB TV as well. Brad is married to Nicole Jenkins Jones, a 1990 graduate of Oak Ridge High School, who works at Oak Ridge Gastroenterology and Associates in Oak Ridge. They have 3 kids, Trevor Bogard, 27, Chandler 22, and Naomi 13. On December 12, 2013 they welcomed their first grandchild, Carter Ryan Bogard. Brad is also the assistant boys basketball coach at Coalfield High School for the past 11 years. In 2013-14 the Yellow Jackets won their first district title since 1991 and just the 4th in school history.

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  1. Ruth Presley Young, please tell me about this. I also saw the name Brandon.

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