Car crash closes part of Chapman Hwy. overnight

Car crash closes part of Chapman Hwy. overnight

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A wreck on Chapman Highway caused some early-morning traffic problems. A wreck on Chapman Highway caused some early-morning traffic problems.
One victim was taken to the hospital. One victim was taken to the hospital.
Crews worked to get downed power lines off the street. Crews worked to get downed power lines off the street.

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - An early-morning car wreck sent one person to the hospital and shut down part of Chapman Highway for several hours early Wednesday.      

The accident happened on the 9100 block of Chapman Highway around 12:30 a.m. New Year's Day.      

Tennessee Highway Patrol officials say one person was transported to the hospital.      

The crash also knocked down power lines in the area.      

Only one northbound lane was open for some time while crews cleaned up the wreck and repaired down power and phone lines. 

There is no word on the condition of the person transported to the hospital. 

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