One Dead with Gunshot Wounds at Scene of Crash

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) — One person died in a car wreck on Saturday, the Chattanooga Police Department said. They say the driver had gunshot wounds. A child in the backseat of the car was uninjured, according to police.

Shortly after 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, CPD arrived on scene to a single-vehicle crash. They say the crash took place at the 4900 block of Highway 58, near Jersey Pike.

When police arrived, they say the driver was unconscious.

CPD says the gunshot wounds on the driver came from the outside of the vehicle.

The child was not harmed in the incident and was taken to a hospital.

The driver of the vehicle was pronounced dead on scene, police said.

The CPD says the investigation is ongoing, and they are asking anyone with information to reach out. You may remain anonymous.

You can report information on the incident by calling 423-698-2525 or using the Atlas One App.

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