CARTER COUNTY, TN (WJHL) – The Tennessee Highway Patrol said wearing a seat belt saved a teenager’s life Wednesday in Carter County.
A THP spokesperson said the driver pulled out from Lacy Hollow Road right into the path of a truck on Highway 19E Wednesday afternoon.
The truck was hauling salvage parts from vehicles.
THP said the driver of the car was taken to a nearby hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The driver of the truck only suffered minor injuries and was not transported.
Charges are pending in the crash.
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