A 22-year-old driver was seriously injured in a crash with a train in Anderson County on Saturday, authorities said.
The driver has been identified as Benjamin Sharp. After the crash, he was taken by an Anderson County EMS ambulance to the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville with what were reported to be life-threatening injuries. Information on his current condition wasn’t immediately available Monday afternoon.
The crash was reported at about 5:30 p.m. Saturday on Patterson Lane off Old Lake City Highway.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol said Sharp was trying to cross the railroad tracks to a home off Old Lake City Highway when the 2009 Jeep Commander he was driving was hit by the train. [Read more…]