West Knox County teen injured in sledding accident

West Knox County teen injured in sledding accident


KNOXVILLE (WATE) - A teenager was sent to the hospital Wednesday afternoon after his sled struck a pickup truck in West Knox County.

The Knox County Sheriff's Office says a 16-year-old boy was sledding down Candlewick Road onto Hickey Road around 2 p.m. when he struck a 2003 red Ford F-150 traveling westbound.

The driver was driving slowly, but did not see the boy in time to stop his truck.

Rural/Metro transported the boy to UT Medical Center with unknown injuries. No citations or charges will be issued.

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