Highway Pileup Near Smoky Mountains Leaves 13 Injured

Three people suffered critical personal injuries and at least 10 others required hospital transport after a highway pileup near the Smoky Mountains on September 7, according to police.


According to Sevierville, Tennessee police spokesman Bob Stahlke, the wreck occurred at approximately 11:30 a.m. in one of the southbound lanes of Tennessee 66. Traffic was stopped for nearly four hours, due to the wreck.


Stahlke said that an adult and two children from one vehicle received transport to University of Tennessee Medical Center with injuries that were considered to be critical after their vehicle ended up under a pickup truck that had been towing another vehicle. Stahlke said that none of the other injuries suffered in the crash were believed to be life-threatening.

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