Crash involving SUVs reported in Elizabethton Walmart parking lot

(Source: Rob Fritts)

ELIZABETHTON, TN (WJHL) – Authorities are investigating a crash involving two SUVs at the Walmart store in Carter County.

The crash was reported around 4:39 p.m. on Thursday in the Elizabethton Walmart parking lot on Over Mountain Drive.

According to the Carter County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch, two vehicles are involved and they did receive reports of injuries.

According to Elizabethton police, a green Isuzu SUV rear-ended a Jeep Cherokee causing that vehicle to crash into the concrete barrier outside the store.

The driver of the Isuzu had a medical condition that caused him to crash into the Jeep. The driver of the Isuzu was transported to an area hospital for treatment. We’re told the driver of the Jeep was not injured.

The scene was cleared by 5:20 p.m.

News Channel 11 is following this story, we’ll post more details as they become available.

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