Truck hits 13 vehicles in Walmart parking lot in Unicoi County


UNICOI COUNTY, TN (WJHL) – Unicoi County Sheriff’s Office officials confirmed that 13 vehicles in the Walmart parking lot in Unicoi County were hit by a truck Wednesday.

UCSO Chief Deputy Frank Rogers reported that the crash is still under investigation and said the sheriff’s office has asked Tennessee Highway Patrol to investigate the crash.

According to THP, the driver of the truck and a passenger in the truck were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

No one in the parking lot during the crash was injured.

THP officials on-scene said they are still investigating the cause of the crash.

News Channel 11’s Jordan Moore said debris from the crash was spread throughout the parking lot.

Previously officials told us dozens of vehicles were struck, but later it was confirmed 13 that were involved.

Keep checking for updates as more information becomes available.

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