Several streets in Johnson City shut down following fiery crash
Portions of the Bristol Highway and North Roan Street in Johnson City are shut down for cleanup following a crash Thursday morning at a convenience store that suffered significant damage.
This wreck has N Roan St & Bristol Hwy are closed between Johnson City Honda and Oakland Ave until further notice. https://t.co/UbmPZMjhbZ
— Washington Co TN 911 (@wc911) November 3, 2022
Emergency crews have also blocked off segments of Oakland Avenue near Johnson City Honda because of the wreck.
Preliminary information says a vehicle hit several other cars before crashing into the back of the Roadrunner Shell property. Pictures posted online show the fire damage from the vehicle charring the collapsed brick.
An eyewitness online said the vehicle ignited soon after the impact with the structure. The SUV also went through the store as a result of the wreck.
(IMAGE: Courtesy of City of Johnson City / Official Facebook / DPI)