Ice Causes Accident on Maynardville Highway

Sharps Chapel VFD was dispatched to an accident on Maynardville Highway just north of the 33 Bridge this morning around 9:30 A.M. Freezing rain in the area has turned roadways into ice. Rescue 51 responded to the accident. A Sharps Chapel firefighter made it on the scene first to discover no injuries in the accident. Rescue 51 was cancelled due to the road conditions and no injuries reported. It is advised to not get out on the roadways today until temperatures rise to above freezing. Icy conditions are still being reported around Union County. If you do have to travel, use extreme caution. Please remember to move over and slow down when passing emergency vehicles or motorist on the side of roadways. Stay warm!


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