TOP PHOTO: The fifth wreck of the day in La Follette, and the second this year at this corner, happened in the 8pm hour on Thursday night. (PHOTOS COURTESY OF WLAF’S CHARLIE HUTSON)
LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – La Follette Police and Fire Departments along with Campbell County EMS were extra busy on Thursday with at least five car wrecks across town.
Around 11:30am, there was a multi-vehicle wreck on the four lane in front of La Follette Middle School detouring La Follette bound traffic. A couple of vehicles collided at the South Avenue stop light in front of Gamble Motors on the four lane at 12:45pm. Fifteen minutes later First Responders headed to a single vehicle mishap in the parking lot of Lowe’s. Traffic heading toward Jacksboro on the four lane at Towe String Road was down to a single lane when a wreck happened near the stop light at 1:45pm. A little after 8pm, there was a traffic accident in the flower bed in front of Cross-Smith Funeral Home on East Central Avenue at South Indiana Avenue. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 06/03/2022-6AM)