Chattanooga, TN – According to the statement, the fatal accident occurred around 10:07 a.m. Saturday morning.

It happened on Hickory Valley Road.

Chattanooga Police Department officers responded to a report of a crash.

The responding officers discovered that the 53-year-old driver lost control of her vehicle, left the roadway and and struck a guardrail.

The 53-year-old woman suffered life-threatening injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Her identity has not yet been released.

Please call the Chattanooga Police Department at 423-698-2525 if you have any information about this incident.

This incident remains under investigation.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.