A 21-year-old Knoxville man was in serious condition after a motorcycle accident east of Knoxville this morning. Authorities tell KNIA/KRLS that Bret Overton had life-threatening injuries as he was being airlifted via Mercy One. They say it appears the male lost control of his motorcycle and hit a telephone pole on Lisbon Drive, between Highway T-15 shortly after 7am. KNIA/KRLS News will provide more information as soon as it becomes official. Knoxville Fire and Rescue, the Knoxville Rural Fire Department, and the Marion County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene. KNIA/KRLS will bring you more information as it becomes official.
Original story (7:51am): A motorcycle accident on Lisbon Drive east of Knoxville shortly after 7AM has resulted in one individual being transported by Knoxville One Mercy Helicopter. Knoxville Fire and Rescue, Knoxville Township Fire and the Marion County Sheriff’s Office is on scene. KNIA/KRLS News will provide more information as soon as it becomes official.