Thursday, July 17 2014, 05:04 PM EDT
2nd Person Dies Following Tuesday's Wreck on Hwy 153
A second person has died following Tuesday's wreck on Hwy 153 and Grubb Road.
Family members tell NewsChannel 9 that Kenneth Mitton , 51, Wednesday night night from the injuries he suffered in the wreck on Tuesday.
Mitton's mother, Mary Hickman, 69, died at the hospital earlier Wednesday.
The wreck happened Tuesday morning on Hwy. 153, at the Grubb Rd. intersection.
Chattanooga police investigators say a Dodge Caravan was headed south on Hwy. 153 when it collided with a Ford Fusion that was crossing Hwy. 153 from Grubb Rd. Also inside the Caravan was Mitton's wife and two grand children. All five people were taken to the hospital with varying injuries. The driver of the Fusion, who hasn't been identified, remains in critical condition.
Investigators have no witness information to help them determine which vehicle had the right-of-way. They're asking anyone who witnessed this crash to call 423-698-2525.