Woman dead in Highway 153 crash

Woman dead in Highway 153 crash

March 14th, 2013 by Staff Report in Local Regional News

Accident on Highway 153

Accident on Highway 153

Photo by Contributed Photo /Times Free Press.

A two-vehicle accident on Highway 153 in Hixson on Wednesday claimed the life of a 29-year-old woman.

The Chattanooga Police Department reported that a maroon Chevrolet traveling south on Highway 153 apparently started to skid into the northbound lanes around 1:15 p.m., collided with a tractor-trailer and overturned. A release from the police department said a 35-year-old man in the Chevrolet was taken to a local hospital with injuries that weren't life-threatening. A woman in the car died.

The driver of the tractor-trailer wasn't injured, police said.

The release said investigators don't know why the Chevrolet skidded.