A Corryton woman remains in critical condition at a Knoxville hospital and two people have been discharged after a fatal two-vehicle crash in Oak Ridge on Friday, officials said.
Tabitha Douglas, 26, is in critical condition at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, the hospital said Tuesday.
Douglas was driving a sedan at the time of the crash, which was reported at about 2:47 p.m. Friday at Commerce Park Drive, which is across from the University of Tennessee Arboretum on South Illinois Avenue.
A passenger in the sedan, Ashley Blalock, 30, of Knoxville, died.
Also in the vehicle was a 7-year-old Corryton girl. The City of Oak Ridge said the Oak Ridge Police Department will not release the name of the juvenile, who was also injured. Several readers have inquired about the condition of the child, but the UT Medical Center said it can’t provide information on the condition of the girl without a name.
Two other adults who were in a sport utility vehicle and injured in the crash have been discharged from UT Medical Center, the hospital said. They are driver Celia Sparks, 78, and passenger Jeffrey Sparks, 52, both of Knoxville
All of the injured victims were taken to the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville. Two were taken by UT Lifestar medical helicopters and two by ambulance, the city said.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation. Crash reconstruction teams were at the crash site through Friday evening.
More information will be added as it becomes available.
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