Two are dead and one in critical condition after the car they were driving left Fairview Road and crashed into several trees, according to the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office.
Investigators said a female and two males were traveling north in a 1997 Mercury Grand Marquis when they crashed near 6559 Fairview Road near Chickamauga Lake around 5 p.m. Thursday. The female was found dead in the vehicle and one of the males died of his injuries at Erlanger hospital. The second male is in critical condition at Erlanger.
This is the second fatal traffic accident in the county this week. Two died in a three-car accident on state Highway 60 in the Birchwood community Tuesday night.