2 die in head-on collision on Raccoon Valley Road

2 die in head-on collision on Raccoon Valley Road

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The wreck happened after 5:30 p.m. on the 500 block of Raccoon Valley Road. The wreck happened after 5:30 p.m. on the 500 block of Raccoon Valley Road.

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - A head-on collision claimed two lives and injured three others Thursday in North Knox County.

The wreck happened after 5:30 p.m. on the 500 block of Raccoon Valley Road.

One vehicle was traveling east when it crossed over into oncoming traffic and struck a vehicle head on.

Two passengers in the first vehicle were pronounced dead.

Rural/Metro officials said one of the injured victims was taken to University of Tennessee Medical Center by Lifestar. Another emergency patient was transported via ambulance to UT, and a third patient with injuries that were not life-threatening was also taken to UT.

Knox County sheriff's deputies are searching for a man who witnessed the on collision.

They say a man who was driving behind the first vehicle in a small, faded red Chevy pickup stopped at the scene before departing.

If you have any information about the wreck you are asked to call the Knox County Sheriff's Office at (865) 215-2243.

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