KPD: Truck crashes into home off of West Stone Drive; driver injured

KINGSPORT, TN (WJHL) -Kingsport Police Department officers responded to a crash on West Stone Drive Thursday evening.

According to KPD, a 2007 Dodge Ram 1500 truck was traveling eastbound in the 1900 block of West Stone Drive around 5:30 p.m. Thursday, when it suddenly swerved to the left, went across the median, through oncoming traffic and off the road. The truck then went up an embankment and crashed into a home.

KPD officials said four people were inside the home at the time of the crash, but no one was injured.

The driver of the vehicle — an adult male — was reportedly experiencing a life-threatening medical emergency and was taken to a nearby medical facility, where he was listed to be in critical condition.

According to a KPD news release, an investigation into the crash is ongoing at this time.

Traffic was reportedly back up in the eastbound lanes of West Stone Drive for about a mile, which caused delays.

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