Three Airlifted After Head-On Crash on Highway 70
DeKalb County, TN (February 20, 2021) A woman and two boys were airlifted on February 20th following a head-on crash on Highway 70 east in DeKalb County. A Tennesee Highway Patrol officer reports that the driver was traveling west in a Hyundai Sonata when he entered the path of an eastbound Kia Soul. Two boys were in the backseat of the Kia Soul. Following the crash, the Kia’s driver as well as the two passengers were airlifted to Vanderbilt Hospital. The Hyundai’s driver was not injured. The Tennessee Highway Patrol as well as DeKalb Emergency Services, the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department, and the DeKalb Fire Department all responded to the crash.
In 2020, DeKalb County saw 305 crashes including 204 accidents that resulted in property damage, 95 crashes that resulted in injuries, and 6 crashes that resulted in fatalities.
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