Two Knox County Volunteers Hurt in Head-On Crash

Knox County (WVLT) - Two volunteers with the Knox County Sheriff's Department were treated for injuries after a head-on crash.

The volunteers are with the Sheriff Office's Senior Citizen Awareness Network.

The sheriff's department says 27 year-old Brett Spiva was speeding on Old Maryville Pike at about 11:15 a.m. Monday morning, when he lost control of his car and hit a police cruiser head-on.

The driver of the cruiser, 73 year-old Leo Hebert, was taken non-emergency to Parkwest Hospital.

His passenger, 78 year-old Sandra Bobinsky, was treated and released from Baptist Hospital.

Spiva was not hurt in the crash.

He was cited for reckless driving.
The Senior Citizen Awareness Network, or SCAN, is an organization of volunteers who make wellness checks on the elderly and disabled of Knox County.


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