Vehicles damaged by falling rock on Chapman Highway

Vehicles damaged by falling rock on Chapman Highway

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KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Five vehicles were damaged by falling rock on Chapman Highway Friday afternoon.

The Knoxville Police Department reports they responded to a report of rocks falling from a cliff just south of Ye Olde Steakhouse, 6838 Chapman Highway, at 2:16 p.m.

Officers say a rock approximately the size of a basketball fell from the cliff and onto the roadway.

Five vehicles were damaged by debris. One had to be towed from the scene. The rest were driven away after replacing one or more tires.

No one was injured.

TDOT is responding to the scene to evaluate the cliff. All lanes of Chapman Highway are currently open.

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