Tag Archives: THP

Fatal Vehicle Fire on Interstate Leads to Traffic Delays

A tragic incident occurred earlier today near Harriman when a vehicle ran off the interstate into a wooded area and caught fire near the 346-mile-marker. The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) is investigating the cause of the crash. The crash, which happened around 8:30 AM, resulted in one fatality. Rescue squad …

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Accident Shuts Down I-40 Eastbound

Photo courtesy of Charlie Sandifer Early this morning (Tuesday, May 7), motorists traveling eastbound on Interstate 40 encountered significant delays as cleanup crews worked to clear the aftermath of a tractor-trailer accident near the 341-mile marker, situated on Rockwood Mountain. The incident, which occurred overnight, resulted in the closure of …

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Woman Arrested After Striking Police Car

A female driver was arrested by the Tennessee Highway Patrol on Saturday evening after she drove through barricades set up for the Rockwood High School prom party in downtown Rockwood at The Gazebo. Fortunately, she did not hit anyone, but she did collide with a patrol car belonging to the …

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ACSO: Plane Crash in Claxton Area

The Anderson County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of an airplane crash this afternoon (Friday, April 12, 2024) in the Claxton community.  At 5:12 pm, deputies responded to the call in the Tillery Road area to search for plane parts in residences yard. It was also reported that callers heard a crash. Parts of the …

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Pedestrian Hit by Semi-Truck in Claxton

An incident occurred near The Dollar General on Edgemoor Road in Claxton last night. A pedestrian, believed to be a teenager, was hit by a semi-truck. The Tennessee Highway Patrol responded to the scene, and the pedestrian was taken to the University of Tennessee Medical Center in stable condition. The roadway was temporarily closed, with one lane shut …

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