Multivehicle wreck closes Maynardville Highway, 3 sent to hospital

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — A multivehicle crash on Maynardville Highway southbound has sent three people to the hospital. According to Rural Metro Fire, the crash occurred Monday evening near Majors Road in northern Knox County.

The roadway was closed for several hours as crews cleared the scene. The Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating the circumstances of the crash.

According to a THP preliminary report, a vehicle traveling north on Maynardville Pike crossed over into the southbound lanes and struck a second vehicle. The impact caused two more southbound vehicles to crash into the second vehicle.

No information on conditions of the three involved in the crash that were sent to the hospital has been given.

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