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Published on May 17, 2024
Man Critically Injured, Ejected in Vehicle Crash Involving Parked Cars in Southeast MemphisSource: Google Street View

A collision in Southeast Memphis has left one man clinging to life at Regional One Hospital after a vehicle he was in careened into two parked cars late Thursday night. Action News 5 reports the accident happened around 10:30 p.m. on Harvest Knoll Lane near Shelby Drive. In an unfortunate turn of events, the victim was ejected from the vehicle upon impact and suffered critical injuries.

The scene prompted a swift response from the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies, on their arrival, observed a car that had veered off the roadway, according to Action News 5. The reasons behind this incident are not yet clear.

FOX13 Memphis also covered the accident, reporting that it occurred just before 10:50 p.m. on the 4800 block of Harvest Knoll Lane. The FOX13 Memphis article further confirmed that an adult was ejected from the vehicle and was subsequently transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The SCSO continues to peel back the layers of what led to this destructive crash. Providing no additional details, the SCSO did confirm that an adult, upon being ejected during the crash, was rushed to Regional One in critical condition, noted WREG News in a report. The investigation by authorities is ongoing. The SCSO has yet to release the identity of the injured man or speculate on the contributing factors of the crash. They pledge to keep the public informed as new developments arise.