The Greeneville Sun
Current Weather
Mostly Cloudy Mostly Cloudy
71 °
Click Icon for Extended Forecast
Get Breaking News Alerts
FREE Service of
Brad & Ginia Johnston
423-823-0414 | 423-823-0716
Get special offers
from GreenevilleSun.com.
 
Hats In The Ring
Candidates Showcase


Patty Tilson
Greene Co. Clerk




Nathan Holt
Greene Co. Trustee




Brett Purgason
Greene Co. Mayor




Robin Quillen
3rd Dist. County Commissioner




David Crum
Greene Co. Mayor




Ted Hensley
5th Dist. State Representative




David Weems
Road Superintendent




Jan Kiker
Greene Co. Clerk




Christina Blevins
Register of Deeds





Tom Hopson
Co. Mayor





Kevin Swatsell
Road Superintendent



 
 
2002 Ford F150 King

1928 Ford Model A Door

1997 Honda Valkyrie

2004 Jeep Wrangler (sahara

1970 Nova 1 Owner 56k

1996 Ford F-super Duty

Get featured here and increase your advertising results by upgrading your classified ad to a TopAd.

Call: 423-638-4185

Get featured here and increase your advertising results by upgrading your classified ad to a TopAd.

Call: 423-638-4185




Public Notices

April 19, 2014

choose text size bigger text smaller text

At Least One Person Hospitalized After 3-Vehicle Collision

Originally published: 2012-10-06 07:50:43
Last modified: 2012-10-06 08:50:16
 

Related Links



A Greeneville woman remained hospitalized in Johnson City late Friday night following a three-vehicle collision shortly before 5 p.m. on Tennessee Rt. 70 (the Asheville Highway), less than a mile south of the Greeneville town limits.

The woman, Murriel (Maude) Thompson, who the Tennessee Highway Patrol said was in her 80s, was a patient at Johnson City Medical Center as of late Friday night.

No definite information on her condition was available, but a family source said Thompson's injuries, while painful, are not thought to be life-threatening. She is believed to have suffered some broken ribs.

Two other persons involved in the accident, a woman and a man, were taken to local hospitals, but Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper James Knipper indicated in an interview Friday night that he did not believe they were seriously injured.

Trooper Knipper, who is investigating the accident, said that it occurred when an older-model Ford pickup truck driven by Andrew Cook pulled onto the highway and attempted to turn left (north), toward Greeneville.

When he did that, he ran into a southbound Honda driven by James Bettis, the trooper said.

The Honda was knocked to the left into the northbound lane of the highway and collided with a northbound Mercury sedan driven by Madge Walker, of Greeneville.

The collision knocked the Mercury off the highway into an embankment, Trooper Knipper said.

Walker and her passenger, Thompson, were initially taken to Laughlin Memorial Hospital, according to Knipper.

Bettis was taken to Takoma Regional Hospital, the officer said.

Cook, the driver of the truck, was not injured, according to Knipper. He said that charges would be placed against Cook.

Information on the condition of Walker and Bettis was not available late Friday night, nor were addresses of those involved in the accident.

Trooper Knipper said that traffic flow was reduced to one lane at the accident location and remained somewhat clogged for at least an hour.

The Greene County Sheriff's Department assisted at the scene.

 
For more information and stories, see The Greeneville Sun.

More Local News


Newspapers In Education Benchmarks
Newspapers In Education
Newspapers In Education
Benchmarks
Benchmarks

Find more businesses on GreenevilleMarketplace.com

Attorneys · Automotive · Health Care · Restaurants Retail · Services · Home & Garden · Recreation


PHOTO GALLERIES
Sponsored in part by:
 
RECENT GALLERIES



 

Terms of Use - Privacy Policy
Copyright © 2014, GREENEVILLE PUBLISHING COMPANY, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
This content may not be reused without the express written permission of Greeneville Publishing Company, Inc.
http://www.greenevillesun.com