1 killed in Middlebrook Pike head-on collision

1 killed in Middlebrook Pike head-on collision

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The Knoxville Police Department says it happened around 7:40 p.m. on Middlebrook Pike west of Ed Shouse Road. The Knoxville Police Department says it happened around 7:40 p.m. on Middlebrook Pike west of Ed Shouse Road.

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - One person was killed in a head-on collision in Knoxville Wednesday night.

The Knoxville Police Department says it happened around 7:40 p.m. on Middlebrook Pike west of Ed Shouse Road.

Police say a large white panel delivery van was going eastbound in the westbound lanes and collided head on with a Scion XB. The driver of the Scion was killed.

The driver of the van was taken to the University of Tennessee Medical Center for a blood test.

Police say it doesn't appear that alcohol was a factor in the crash.

The names of those involved have not yet been released.

Officials say the investigation is ongoing.

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