Car shoots through roundabout and over bluff at Bachman Tunnel


Chattanooga Police say the Kia Optima “bounced off” the roundabout, went over the guardrail and down a 50 yard embankment.

The front passenger in the car is in critical condition.

The driver and rear passenger suffered minor injuries.


CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – Chattanooga Police say a vehicle failed to make a turn early this morning and plunged more 50 feet down a cliff.

It happened at Bachman Tunnel coming from East Ridge into Chattanooga around 3AM.

Police say a driver went through the tunnel, shot through the roundabout, and went off the side of the cliff.

The Kia sedan was recovered.

There’s no word on the condition of the driver.

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