Four Injured After Porsche Crashes

Knoxville (WVLT) - An update to a story we first brought you on East Tennessee This Morning.

Four people are in the hospital, one in critical condition, after crashing into a large concrete barrier Downtown.

Police say four people were in a silver Porsche when the driver lost control and hit the barrier at about 1:30 this morning on Fourth Avenue near Gill Downtown.

The impact threw at least one person from the car.

Paramedics took all four to UT Medical Center. At least one victim, a woman, has life-threatening injuries.

KPD tells us she was in the front seat.

Investigators say speed was a factor in the crash, and they believe alcohol may also be involved.


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