bucket truck crashes off Boyd Station Road
Crash leaves one dead, another injured
LCUB truck carrying two contractors crashed leaving one dead and
Knox County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to 12916 Boyd
Station Road after being alerted by E911 of an accident at about
1:06 p.m., Tuesday, March 8.
Officers had been advised of an accident involving a bucket truck at
the West Knox County scene.
KCSO officers arrived on the scene at 1:07 p.m. and found the truck
on its side with the driver dead and passenger with non-life
According to witness statements, the truck was traveling eastbound
on Boyd Station, about 1/4 mile west of Harvey Road, when it ran off
the edge of the roadway, overcorrected and went across the other
side of the road, flipping on its side in the ditch. The driver,
Danny Collins, 35, of Talbot was pronounced dead on the scene. The
passenger, Isaac Mitchell, 24, was transported to The University of
Tennessee Medical Center by Rural Metro with non-life threatening
injuries. Neither were wearing seatbelts.
Both were employed by LCUB as contractors.