The driver suffered minor injuries in the 5:27am wreck.
LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – A car hit a patch of black ice and flipped on its side just outside La Follette on Jellico Highway, according to officials. The 5:27am accident temporarily kept the driver from getting out of the car.
Highway 25W South (Jellico Highway) was shutdown for a while as first responders extracted the woman out of the car. One lane has since been reopened.
Campbell County Rural Fire Service, EMS and Sheriff’s Office responded along with TDOT. TDOT brought salt to treat the road. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 01/11/2024-6AM-PHOTOS COURTESY OF DANIEL LAWSON WITH THE CAMPBELL COUNTY RURAL FIRE SERVICE)