2 transported to hospital after wreck with 18-wheeler in Lincoln Co.

The SEMI attempted to dodge the Ford and drove off the road.(Source: WAFF)
The SEMI attempted to dodge the Ford and drove off the road.(Source: WAFF)

LINCOLN COUNTY, TN (WAFF) - Saturday evening at around 5 p.m. emergency crews responded to a wreck in front of PalaTec located on Highway 231/431 in Lincoln County.

Lincoln County Sheriffs, Tennessee State Troopers, Park City Fire and Rescue, and Lincoln County Emergency Management Services responded to the scene.

According to state troopers, the wreck involved a Ford Escape and an 18-wheeler.

The Ford was traveling in the southbound lane and was attempting to make a turn onto a street located across the northbound lane. When the Ford made the turn, state troopers said that the driver did not see the 18-wheeler.

The SEMI attempted to dodge the Ford and drove off the road.

The two occupants in the Ford were transported via Lincoln County EMS to Lincoln Hospital with minor injuries.

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