LCUB bucket truck crashes off Boyd Station Road Crash leaves one dead, another injured

A LCUB truck carrying two contractors crashed leaving one dead and another injured.

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 threatening injuries.

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.

Victim in fatal W. Knox bucket truck crash ID'd

By News Sentinel staff
KNOXVILLE - A 35-year-old Talbott man died in a West Knox County crash after the bucket truck he was driving went out of control and toppled onto its side.

Danny Collins died in the 1:06 p.m. Tuesday crash at 12916 Boyd Station near the intersection with Harvey Road, according to Knox County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Martha Dooley.

Collins was not using a seat belt when the eastbound truck ran off the edge of the road and he over-corrected, sending the truck careening across the road where it fell on its side, Dooley said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A passenger, Isaac Mitchell, 24, address unavailable, was taken by ambulance to the University of Tennessee Medical Center. He was listed today in stable condition.

Dooley said both men were employed as Lenoir City Utilities Board contractors.