KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Emergency crews were working the scene of a serious head-on collision involving two vehicles Wednesday morning in North Knox County.
Just before 8 a.m. a Toyota Tacoma was traveling west on East Emory Road approaching Crown Road when it exited the roadway, struck a mailbox and swerved onto the other side of the road. This is when it struck a Honda CRV going east on East Emory Road according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol.
Both drivers were injured in the wreck and the Knox County Rescue Squad shared two people were pinned as a result of the crash. It was unclear how many people were in the two vehicles. The driver of the Toyota, William Pierce, has been charged with failure to exercise due care.
Editor’s Note: This story has been updated.