Minor injuries in Thursday wreck

Published 8:35 pm Thursday, September 28, 2017

There were only minor injuries as the result of two-vehicle wreck in front of Taco Bell in Tazewell Thursday afternoon.

According to Det. Jeremy Myers with the Tazewell Police Department, a grey Kia Rio was headed north on Hwy. 33 and attempted a left turn into Taco Bell.

The driver of the Rio allegedly “struck a maroon Toyota Camry head on,” according to Myers.

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The Camry had four occupants, including two children in car seats, and the female passenger was pregnant, he said.

“The driver of the Kia was the single occupant and suffered a knee injury,” he added.

All of the people involved refused medical care with Claiborne County EMS, Myers stated.