Knoxville (WVLT) - All lanes are back open at this hour and a University of Tennessee Police Officer is recovering, following an early morning crash on Henley Street.
The Knoxville Police Department says 27-year-old Officer Orlando Dixon was driving a marked UT vehicle north on Henley Street just before six this morning, when a Lexus SUV passed the car at a high rate of speed.
Officers say Dixon was attempting to catch the SUV, when he hit the curb and lost control; Dixon crossed the traffic lanes and hit the eastside concrete wall.
He was treated and released from UT Medical Center.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.