Single-vehicle crash on Interstate 26 prompts police response

Published 8:26 am Wednesday, November 15, 2023

JOHNSON CITY – On Tuesday, Nov. 14, at 11:51 a.m., officers from the Johnson City Police Department swiftly responded to a distress call concerning a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 26 near mile marker 21.

Upon reaching the scene, law enforcement found a Nissan Xterra that had been traveling eastbound. The vehicle veered off the road, journeyed onto the left shoulder, and collided with the guardrail. The impact caused the Xterra to overturn before eventually coming to rest.

Emergency responders acted promptly, and the driver was subsequently transported to Johnson City Medical Center to receive treatment for serious injuries sustained in the crash.

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The Johnson City Police Department’s Crash Reconstruction Team has assumed control of the investigation. The specialized team will meticulously examine the details surrounding the incident, utilizing their expertise to piece together the sequence of events leading to the single-vehicle crash.

As the investigation unfolds, authorities aim to ascertain the factors contributing to the accident and gather crucial information to enhance roadway safety. The dedication of the Crash Reconstruction Team underscores the commitment of the Johnson City Police Department to thoroughly investigate traffic incidents, ensuring a comprehensive understanding of the circumstances involved.

Further updates on the investigation may be released as additional details emerge, providing the community with a clearer picture of the incident on Interstate 26.