PHOTOS: Mother-daughter fight in front seat leads to crash
CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) - A mother and daughter fighting in the front seat led to a crash at 5400 Highway 58, near Hickory Valley Road on Tuesday afternoon.
According to a news release to Channel 3 Eyewitness News, their SUV flipped several times, taking out street makers and entrapped the pair before emergency responders could assist them.
The mother, Erlah Blackwelder told police that she and her daughter had an argument in the vehicle and she's reached over to hit her daughter. After being hit, her daughter grabbed the steering wheel causing the her mother to lose control of the SUV.
Both mother and daughter were transported to a local hospital for unknown but non-life threatening injuries.
The investigation and clearing of wreckage from this single vehicle accident slowed traffic along Highway 58 for about an hour but traffic has resumed normal flow and the road has reopened.
Charges in this incident are pending further investigation.