Three crashes with injuries were reported Friday morning in Oak Ridge and Clinton. A University of Tennessee Lifestar medical helicopter was reported to have responded to the crash in Clinton.
The first two-vehicle crash was reported at 9:18 a.m. Friday on Laboratory Road at Bus Terminal Road. One vehicle ended up on its side, trapping the driver, who had to be extricated, or freed from the vehicle. That driver was taken to Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge, authorities said.
The second crash was reported sometime around 11 a.m. Friday in the 300 block of Main Street in Clinton. At least two vehicles were reported to have been involved, and Lifestar was reported to have responded.
The third crash, a three-vehicle crash, was reported at 11:26 a.m. Friday and Oak Ridge Turnpike and Florida Avenue. One driver was taken to the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, a second driver was taken to Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge, and others were transported in private vehicles to the hospital, authorities said.
The names of those involved and the causes of the crashes weren’t available Friday morning.
More information will be added as it becomes available.