2 injured after West Knoxville car crash

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – A car crash closed a part of Middlebrook Pike early Thursday morning.

The crash happened westbound on Middlebrook Pike in between Connie Road and Broome Road around 3:35 a.m. The driver of a black Jeep Wrangler got out of the vehicle after it stalled in the roadway. The driver was trying to figure out the problem with the vehicle when a red Dodge Dakota stuck the Jeep’s rear and the driver.

The driver of the Jeep received a serious head injury. The driver of the truck received minor injuries to the face. Both victims were transported to the hospital and the driver of the truck was released.

The roadway is back open.

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