Update 1:42 p.m.

We've learned the names of the victims in the deadly crash. Johnson City police tell us Sherri Lee Polk, 36, of Chilhowie died in the crash. 

We're told 18-year-old Nathan Fullen was taken to Johnson City Medical Center. He is expected to be ok.

The crash is being investigated by the Johnson City Police Department Traffic Homicide Team. We're told charges are pending.


Two accidents backed up traffic along Interstate-26 in Washington County, Tennessee Saturday morning. Both lanes of traffic in the west-bound lanes have been reopened.

Washington County dispatch tells us the first accident happened around 5 a.m. around mile-marker 11.

We're told that accident has been registered as fatality. No names have been released.

The second accident happened just a mile down the road. Dispatch tells there are injuries in that accident. Responders are still working to clear those accidents.

We are still working to collect facts on both of these accidents. We will bring you more facts as we get them.