Two people hit by car on John Young Parkway, authorities say


MINUTES. MICHELLE: WANT TO GET YOU TO BREAKING NEWS. TWO PEOPLE RUSHED TO THE HOSPITAL AFTER A CRASH ON A BUSY ORANGE COUNTY ROAD. JASON: THERE WAS A WRECK ABOUT 90 MINUTES AGO ON JOHN YOUNG PARKWAY AT THE INTERSECTION WITH OAK RIDGE ROAD. WESH 2 HADAS BROWN IS ON THE SCENE WITH THE VERY LATEST. WHAT ARE INVESTIGATORS TELLING YOU? HADAS: F.H.P. IS LISTING THIS AS A POSSIBLE FATALITY. WE DON’T KNOW THE CONDITION OF EITHER OF THOSE PEOPLE, WHETHER IT IS JUST ONE PERSON WHO COULD BE THAT SEVERELY INJURED OR BOTH BUT IT’S STILL VERY, VERY BUSY OUT HERE. STATE TROOPERS ALONG WITH DEPUTIES, THEY HAVE PART JOHN YOUNG BLOCKED OFF GOING NORTHBOUND AND SOUTHBOUND, IT’S BEEN SLOW ON AND OFF AS WE’RE SEEING SOME PEOPLE STOPPING AND TAKING A LOOK. I SPOKE WITH A TAXI DRIVER WHO TELLS ME HE DRIVES AROUND THIS AREA OFTEN, JOHN YOUNG BY OAK RIDGE AND SAYS IT’S A DANGEROUS STRETCH O ROAD.>>AT THIS TIME OF THE NIGHT THERE’S NO LIGHTS WHATSOEVER BETWEEN FROM SAND LAKE UNTIL BEFORE THE JAIL. NO LIGHTS WHATSOEVER AND PEOPLE ARE GOING TO BE VERY, VERY VULNERABLE WHEN IT COMES TO GETTING HIT BY CAR. HADAS: F.H.P. IS LISTING THIS AS A POSSIBLE FATALITY BUT WE DON’T KNOW WHETHER THAT PERTAINS TO ONE OR BOTH OF THE PEOPLE WHO WERE HIT AT THIS INTERSECTION. WE HAVE SEEN A CAR OUT HERE THROUGHOUT THE MORNING AND SOMEBODY STANDING BY THAT CAR TALKING TO DEPUTIES AND TROOPERS. WE’RE GOING TO CONTINUE TO WORK TO GET THE LATEST OUT

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