Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury executive sues semi driver, company after crash

Kingsport semi crash which injured the Chief of Staff in the Tennessee Comptroller's Office. PHOTO courtesy WCYB.

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--The Chief of Staff for the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury is suing a truck driver and a trucking company after he was injured in a semi crash.

Jason Mumpower was injured during the November 2nd crash on I-81 in Kingsport after a semi hauling frozen chicken struck Mumpower's vehicle and overturned, causing a chain reaction of crashes. Five vehicles were involved in the crash according to Kingsport Police.

Mumpower is seeking $1.5 million in damages for negligence. WCYB reports Mumpower suffered a fractured arm and other injuries. He is currently still out from work recovering from the crash.

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