Friday, July 20, 2012
Crash & Injury at East Stone Drive & New Beason Well Road.
Press release about July 20, 2012 at about 11:51 AM, the Kingsport Police Department responded to a crash with injury on E. Stone Drive and New Beason Well Road. The investigation revealed that a red Chevrolet Blazer driven by Robert Meade was east bound on E. Stone Drive in the outside lane and was approaching the intersection of New Beason Well Road. A 1997 Chrysler Concorde driven by Jessie Davis, age 73, Harkleroad St. Kingsport and passenger Leta Davis, age 71, same address, was south bound on New Beason Well Road and was crossing E. Stone Drive in order to continue south on Cleek Road. Mr. Meade failed to stop his vehicle for the red traffic signal, entered the intersection and struck the Chrysler in the right side. Mr. Meade and Mr. Davis were transported to Holston Valley Hospital with non-life threatening injuries and Mrs. Davis was transported to Holston Valley Hospital with critical injuries. All occupants were wearing seat belts and no drugs or alcohol are suspected on either driver. At this time the Traffic Unit is conducting the investigation and the investigation is ongoing.