Man dies from injuries after Jan. 4 head-on collision on Wilcox Boulevard

Man dies from injuries after Jan. 4 head-on collision on Wilcox Boulevard

January 15th, 2019 by Staff Report in Breaking News

Police are investigating another deadly crash on Chattanooga's roadways.

The crash happened on Jan. 4 just before 10:30 a.m. on Wilcox Boulevard. Police determined that a Nissan Sentra hit a Kia Soul head-on at the intersection of Monroe Street.

The Nissan's driver, 64-year-old Donald Edwards, was uninjured. His passenger, 92-year-old McGary Edwards, was transported to a local hospital where he died from his injuries Tuesday. 

The driver of the Kia, Rita Prater, 66, received minor injuries.

This is the seventh traffic-related fatality of the year.

The investigation is ongoing. Chattanooga Police ask anyone with information regarding this incident to call 423-698-2525 or submit a tip anonymously in the Chattanooga Police Department mobile app.


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