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McLEMORESVILLE (February 1) — Four juveniles and one 19-year old escaped a burning vehicle after a single-car crash on McLemoresville Road on Friday, February 1,…
McLEMORESVILLE (February 1) — Four juveniles and one 19-year old escaped a burning vehicle after a single-car crash on McLemoresville Road on Friday evening, February 1.
Bailee Christman of McKenzie, Zack Edge, 19, of McKenzie, Hunter Chaney, and Ellia Lewis and driver, Ethan Skinner were all in the vehicle when it lost control, traveled through a small field. After traveling through the field, it became airborne, struck a tree and ignited. All occupants escaped the vehicle before it ignited. Edge pulled Christman from the vehicle. Skinner pulled Lewis from the wreckage.
Hunter Chaney, Bailee Christman, and Skinner were all transported to Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville. Bailee had several broken bones. Hunter has a fracture in his vertebrae and head. Edge was treated at Baptist Huntingdon.
Tennessee Highway Patrol investigated the accident. The Banner incorrectly stated Edge was the driver in the print edition. Actually Edge was a passenger and pulled Christman from the wreckage.