THP trooper, truck driver involved in fatal accident in Bradley County

THP trooper, truck driver involved in fatal accident in Bradley County

September 24th, 2012 by WRCB-TV Channel 3 in Local Regional News

The multiple vehicle accident on I-75 in Bradley County forced all traffic to exit the interstate.

Photo by Ellis Smith/Times Free Press.

BRADLEY CO., TN (WRCB) - The Tennessee Highway Patrol is working a double fatal crash on Interstate 75 North at mile marker 34 in Bradley County.

The accident involved a state trooper, a contracted highway worker and a tractor trailer.

Early reports indicate a tractor trailer rear-ended the highway worker's truck, which in turn rear-ended a THP patrol unit. The driver of the tractor trailer and the driver of the work truck were both killed. The state trooper sustained injuries and was taken to Athens Regional Medical Center.

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