2 seriously injured after head-on crash on East Emory Road


(Photo: Rural Metro Fire)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Two people were hospitalized with serious injuries after a head-on crash Wednesday on East Emory Road. Both drivers had to be freed from the wreckage by first responders, according to Rural Metro Fire.

Firefighters and members with the Knox County Rescue Squad responded around 10 a.m. to East Emory Road near Greenwell Road. Both drivers involved in the wreck were freed and then transported to a nearby trauma center for treatment.

“Please slow down, put your phone down, and don’t drive impaired,” a statement from Rural Metro states. “Your life, and the life of others may depend on it!”

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