UPDATE: Fatal motorcycle crash on Highway 58

Update: 4/02/17 4:37am

Chattanooga, TN (WDEF) – The Chattanooga Police Traffic Division responded to a crash at 4757 Highway 58 last evening, determining a Suzuki motorcycle and a Chevy sedan were involved in a T-bone style collision.

The driver of the motorcycle, Sean Oglesby, 38, died on the scene.

Edward Wheeler, 90, was driving the sedan northbound on Highway 58 and attempting to turn left in the First Volunteer Bank. He turned in front of the Suzuki.

A passenger of the sedan, Winifred Wheeler, 89, had to be extricated. She was transported to Erlanger in critical but stable condition. Mr. Wheeler was also taken to the hospital for evaluation.

Members of the CPD Traffic Division ask anyone who has additional information to call 423-698-2525. More will be released when available.

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Chattanooga, Tenn. (WDEF) — One person lost their life while driving their motorcycle through the 4700 block of Highway 58.

The incident happened around 8 Saturday evening.

Chattanooga Police Seargant Justin Kilgore says it looked like a T-Bone accident.

It appeared that the motorcyclist died at the scene.

“One vehicle turned in front of the motorcycle. The parties inside the vehicle were transported to Erlanger for some injuries. Motorcyclist unfortunately, succumbed to his injuries here on the scene,” said Chattanooga Police Sergeant Justin Kilgore at the scene.

It’s unclear if impairment was involved or if any charges will be filed.


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