Knoxville Police investigating fatal 4-vehicle wreck on I-40
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. —
WBIR-- Knoxville police are investigating a four-vehicle wreck that killed one person and sent four others to the hospital Friday night.
It happened in the eastbound lanes on I-40 at the Midway Road exit around 10:55 p.m.
26-year-old Kyra LaRoque was traveling west when she hit a semi-truck and went through the median into eastbound traffic. Her car grazed one car and hit another head-on.
LaRoque was pronounced dead at the scene. The other drivers and one passenger were sent to the hospital. None of their injuries are believed to be life-threatening.
KPD is continuing to investigate the incident.