The Knoxville Police Department announced a DUI-related fatality was among the 41 crashes during its Memorial holiday enforcement campaign.
Lynda Ray, 60, of Knoxville died in the three-vehicle crash on Middlebrook Pike near Old Middlebrook Pike around 12:21 a.m. Saturday.
Authorities declared Ray dead at the University of Tennessee Medical Center.
Charges are pending against Amanda Cross, 23, of Knoxville. Authorities also took Cross to the UT Medical Center for treatment for several injuries.
KPD said the third driver was not injured.
According to a KPD release, Cross was driving a Nissan west bound in the east bound lanes of Middlebrook Pike when she sideswiped the third driver.
The Nissan then slammed head on into the Ford Focus that Ray was driving.
The investigation is ongoing.
Knoxville Police Chief David Rausch said officers issued 624 driving-related citations during the Memorial holiday enforcement campaign.
The campaign went from 4 p.m. Friday to midnight Monday.
Of the 624 citations:
· 31 motorists were cited for not wearing a seat belt
· 63 motorists were cited for driving on either a suspended/revoked license, or no license at all
· 10 motorists were cited for DUI