(09/05/2012)

Following head-on collision, car lands in grassy
field, with woman having to be extracted ...

... Pick-up truck, following crash,
came to rest on edge of embankment

Woman driver was life-flighted
to CAMC from Corder Bridge field

A head-on collision injured the drivers of the vehicles and a child at Letherbark on US 33-119 near the Roane line at 1 p.m. Tuesday.

Following the impact, the car landed in a grassy field and the truck landed on the edge of the road embankment.

A woman in a compact car had to the extracted by responders and was flown to CAMC by HealthNet, reportedly suffering from a leg injury.

The driver of a truck, Joey McCune of Letherbark and his small daughter were taken to Roane General Hospital by Calhoun EMS.

In addition to Calhoun EMS, the Arnoldsburg VFD, the Spencer-Roane VFD and Roane County EMS responded.

State Police are investigating.

A Stinson man was injured while riding an ATV Tuesday evening, and was life-flighted to a hospital.

Reports indicated the man suffered one or more fractures, and possibly other injuries.

Calhoun EMS and the Upper West Fork VFD responded to the call at 5:21 p.m.


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