A LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT is in effect into Wednesday due repeated rainfall. A Flood Watch is in effect for our area until 7 AM Wednesday. Where there are more pauses in the rain, totals will be closer to 2 inches but some will receive at least 4 inches of rainfall total. Creeks and streams run high and areas with poor runoff could face flooding problems. Busy commute hours could face more slowdowns, with fog and standing water on roads as well.
(WVLT) -Two people are in the hospital after a serious car accident in Knox County that also knocked out power to about 1,000 KUB customers.
Emergency crews responded to the accident just before midnight on Ball Camp Pike near Hazelnut Lane and found a car smashed into a power pole.
The car had major damage and crews had to cut away the roof to get to the two people inside.
Paramedics took one of the victims to U.T. Medical Center by Lifestar.
The other was taken by ambulance, also to U.T. Medical Center.
Right now, there's no word on the victims' conditions or a possible cause for the crash.
KUB reported that over 1,000 lost power after the accident.
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