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Loudon Co. approves new contract with Priority Ambulance

Loudon County leaders have agreed to a new contract for ambulance services with Priority Ambulance.

The county officially ended its contract with Rural/Metro Monday night. Loudon County commissioners voted Monday night 10-0 to approve a new agreement with Priority Ambulance.

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5-year-old dies three days after van-ambulance crash

(WBIR) A young Roane County girl died Saturday from her injuries following a crash involving an ambulance and a minivan full of kids on New Years Eve.

According to a report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol, 5-year-old Lillian Creek, died three days after the crash on Highway 95 in Loudon County.

8 injured in crash involving ambulance & minivan

A Rural/Metro ambulance driver saw a minivan heading into his lane and tried to swerve but ran out of room to move in a Loudon County crash Wednesday that sent eight people to area hospitals, according to a Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper.

The van driver's 5-year-old daughter, Lillian Creek, and 7-year-old son Landon Creek, were receiving specialized care at East Tennessee Children's Hospital, according to Trooper Rodney Best, who responded to the crash scene at state Highway 95 and the Greenback side of Sinking Creek Road.

Priority picked to provide ambulance service in Loudon Co.

Loudon County Commissioners have recommended Priority Ambulance to be the county's exclusive provider of emergency and non-emergency service.

The county terminated its contract with Rural/Metro, effective at the end of the year, at an earlier meeting.

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Loudon Co. Commission approves Rural/Metro's early exit

(WBIR-Loudon) Fewer ambulances will be on the roads in Loudon County as the county's current emergency transport contract ends a year early on Dec. 31.

County mayor Buddy Bradshaw stressed Monday evening that cutback will only be temporary and the county is already shopping for a new company to take over.

Rural/Metro ends Loudon Co. emergency service

Rural/Metro ambulance service will stop emergency services in Loudon County at the end of the year.

The ambulance service has been at odds with Loudon County for months after the county put Rural/Metro "on notice" in August for personnel and quality complaints.

'Felony Lane Gang' breaks into cars, steals IDs, wears costumes

ID=15997530(WBIR-Lenoir City) A nationwide trend of car break-ins, thanks to a Florida-based criminal ring, appears to have struck Loudon County.