Wreck on Hwy 62 in Coalfield

Photo courtesy of Oliver Springs Police Chief David Laxton

An accident has occurred on Highway 62 in the Coalfield Community of Morgan County, near the Marathon gas station. It involved two vehicles, with one reported to be overturned. An explosion was also reported, although it is unclear if anyone was trapped when that happened. Two LifeStar helicopters have been dispatched and are currently at the Beech Park Church parking lot in Oliver Springs. More details will be provided as they become available.

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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One comment

  1. Gary Christopher

    He has done killed a fellow friend driving drunk not even a year ago, and he strikes again. Maybe the justice system will serve the drivers of Morgan county some protection and get this young man off the roads. God bless our country!!

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