Carter County, TN ( July 21, 2023) – A crash occurred on Wednesday, July 19th, 2023, resulting in injuries to the driver and three juvenile passengers.
The crash involved a man who was charged with felony evading, as reported by the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP).
According to the preliminary crash report from THP, the incident occurred around 8:30 p.m.
A Chevrolet Silverado was traveling south and negotiating a left-hand curve when the driver lost control, causing the truck to spin clockwise and leave the road.
Meanwhile, a Honda CR-V traveling north veered off the right side of the road to avoid colliding with the Chevrolet.
However, the left side of the Chevrolet still hit the front of the Honda before coming to a rest in the southbound lane.
After the collision, the Honda came to rest off the side of Rittertown Road against a utility pole.
The driver of the Honda and three teenage passengers were injured in the crash.
On the other hand, the driver of the Chevrolet, identified as Justin Peters, 23, was not injured.
However, he was charged with felony evading, felony reckless endangerment, driving on a restricted license, and speeding.
Additionally, the driver of the Honda was charged with driving on a suspended license, according to the THP report.