|It was a busy New Years for ambulance, fire and police in Calhoun.|
Reports say Josh Miller, age reported in his 30s, received serious head trauma when his vehicle crashed against a tree along White Pine Road just before the New Year came in.
The Grantsville VFD extracted the man from the mangled wreckage, the vehicle was a total loss.
The victim was taken to a chopper at Pleasant Hill Elementary School by Calhoun EMS for transport to Charleston Area Medical Center about 1 a.m. Sunday. He is in the Intensive Care Unit.
Sources at the scene indicated the accident was alcohol-related, with State Police investigating.
Residents at a nearby house said they heard the impact of the car against the tree and called 911.
The accident was a few hundred feet off State Rt. 16.
14-year-old Dakota Jarvis received what was described as serious injuries when his ATV went out of control in the Milo area, about six miles from Rt. 16 at Minnora.
Reports indicate the victim received head trauma, indicating he was not wearing a helmet.
The youth was life-flighted by chopper from the Upper West Fork Park following the 5:25 p.m. accident to CAMC where he is in the Intensive Care Unit.
Calhoun EMS and the Upper West Fork VFD responded to the scene.
State Police responded to a dispute just before midnight in a rural area between Sugar Camp and Leading Creek Road where a man reportedly had a gun in a dispute with his brother-in-law.
Calhoun EMS responded to South Calhoun Highway south of Orma just after midnight to a residence where a 19-year-old reportedly took an alcohol and drug overdose.
He was transported to Roane General Hospital.
A 4 a.m. Saturday an accident on US 33-119 Saturday morning did not result in injuries to the driver after his car struck a utility pole and almost went into a creek-bed.
911 received a call at 1:24 a.m. regarding a driver in a car at the Millstone Inn driving erratically and attempting to strike individuals in the bar's parking lot.
State Police units respond.