NOTE: Please see 02-21-20 Media Release below for additional details.
The lane closures on the Parkway in the area of Bruce Street are continuing. Beginning tomorrow, March 10, contractors will shift the lane closures to allow work to progress. The traffic patterns listed in the February 21, 2020 media release will remain in effect, however, motorists should exercise caution and adhere to signage regarding the lane shifts being implemented.
The City of Sevierville is issuing a traffic advisory for the area near the intersection of Winfield Dunn Parkway (Highway 66) and Knife Works Lane (at Smoky Mountain Knife Works).
Beginning tomorrow, Wednesday, March 4, the northbound and southbound left travel lanes will be closed as follows:
In light of the serious crash involving a pick-up truck and two child pedestrians that occurred on Thursday, February 20, 2020, the Sevierville Police Department, in cooperation with the Sevier County School System, would like to encourage safe pedestrian and bus stop practices.
Sevierville Police Department detectives have arrested and charged 47-year old Pablo Hernandez of Sevierville, TN with felony leaving the scene of an accident with serious bodily injury, after he allegedly hit two children this morning on Main Street and then left the scene. (See original media release below for additional details.)
Following the incident, detectives with the Sevier County Sheriff’s Office received information as to the identity of the driver. Shortly thereafter the driver came to the SCSO of his own accord. After being interviewed by SPD and SCSO investigators, Mr. Hernandez was placed under arrest. A citation for operating a vehicle without a valid driver’s license is pending.
Sevierville Police Department detectives have charged two suspects after a shots fired incident at a local hotel.