Car accident results in double fatality on Champion Road - | Chattanooga News, Weather & Sports

UPDATE: Victims identified in Champion Road double fatality car accident

Posted: Updated:

UPDATE:  The driver of the single vehicle crash reported on 6000 Champion Road has been identified as 31-year-old Thomas Owen Carney III, from Jacksonville, Florida and the passenger identified as 29-year-old Howard Sullivan Kearney from Chattanooga.

PREVIOUS STORY: Two people are dead following a single vehicle accident on Champion Road.

It happened just before 9:00p.m. in the 6-thousand block.

The identities of victims have not been released, pending notification of family.

The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office says the car, a 2014, black Audi was going south on Champion Road.  In a left curve, the driver lost control going off the roadway on the right side into a grassy area before hitting a tree.  Both the driver and passenger died at the scene. 
Investigators do not know at this time if impairment is involved, but it does appear the car was traveling at a high rate of speed. 

The investigation into this accident is ongoing. We will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.

Powered by WorldNow
Can't find what you're looking for?

900 Whitehall Road
Chattanooga, TN 37405
(423) 267-5412

WRCB Jobs EEO | FCC Public Files

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WRCB. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.