The second wreck within a week at the intersection of South Davy Crockett Parkway, aka U.S. 25E, and Alex Hall road left two Morristown men injured Tuesday afternoon.
According to a report from the Morristown Police Department, around 2:48 p.m., Tuesday, a 2018 Honda Accord driven by Kris Corliss, 36, was traveling south on South Davy Crockett Parkway at the intersection of Alex Hall Road, when a 2020 Toyota Sienna minivan driven by Sean Culbertson, 39, was traveling east on Alex Hall Road and attempted to cross the southbound lanes of South Davy Crockett Parkway.
Culbertson failed to yield the right of way of Corliss and the Sienna collided with the Accord, causing Corliss, in the Accord, to veer to the left and across the northbound lanes and shoulder of South Davy Crockett Parkway.
The momentum caused the Accord, with Corliss inside, to strike an embankment and hit a tree head on.
Both vehicles sustained disabling damages with both drivers injured. Culbertson was taken to Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System by M-H EMS. Corliss was treated for his injuries at the scene and later taken to Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System.
Culbertson was cited for failure to yield the right of way.
This was the second accident at the intersection in less than a week. Two Morristown women and their passengers sustained minor injuries in the Thursday evening accident.
According to a report from the Morristown Police Department, around 7:16 p.m., Thursday, a 2015 Chrysler 200 driven by Shonta Cobb, 28, of Morristown, was attempting to make a left turn from Alex Hall Road onto South Davy Crockett Parkway north in the right lane.
As Cobb’s vehicle was stopped at the stop sign of Alex Hall Road and South Davy Crockett Parkway, a driver of an unknown vehicle that was on the shoulder of Davy Crockett Parkway southbound motioned for her to pull out.
Cobb’s vehicle came into the travel path of a 2003 Chevrolet Suburban driven by Megan McLaughlin, 38, also of Morristown.
This caused McLaughlin to hit Cobb’s vehicle on the front driver’s side. Cobb’s car spun to the right and came to rest in a wooded area on the west side of Davy Crockett Parkway. McLaughlin’s vehicle drifted to the left and came to a stop in the median.
Cobb was the only person in her vehicle, McLaughlin had two underage boys, ages 16 and 14, in her car. All were taken to Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System for treatment of minor injuries.