Driver hit on Pellissippi Pkwy in Knox County after exiting car

Driver hit on Pellissippi Parkway in Knox County after exiting car

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KNOXVILLE (WATE) - A woman was injured Monday night after getting out of her SUV on the interstate and being struck by another vehicle.

Officers say Leslie Moore, 30, of Seymour, lost control of her Dodge Durango and struck the interior wall of eastbound Pellissippi Parkway (I-140) just after 6:30 p.m. near the Blount County line.

When Moore got out to warn other approaching vehicles, she was struck by a Honda Accord driven by Jun Hon An, 47, of Knoxville.

Moore was taken to UT Medical Center for treatment of serious injuries.

Police say An was not injured.

It took crews about two hours to clear the scene of the crash.

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