Carthage TN Accident Injures Four
Posted on Mar 31, 2010
Four people were injured in a three-vehicle automobile accident that shut down the Carthage, Tennessee bypass just west of the entrance to Cumberland Mines.
Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper Jimmy Tisdale, who investigated the crash stated that four people were traveling in the three vehicles and all were injured. Among the injured was a Gordonsville High School student.
Logan Bellar of Valleyview Drive, Gordonsville, TN was airlifted from a location near the scene of the wreck by Air Evac helicopter based in Lafayette, TN transported Bellar from the scene to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN.
A second person involved in the accident was Nancy Bybee of Hurricane Branch, Gainesboro, TN. Bybee was transported by ambulance to Riverview Regional Medical Center in South Carthage, TN.
The third vehicle involved in the accident was carrying Amanda McCormick of Kempville Highway, Pleasant Shade, TN. McCormick's was also traveling with her minor daughter. The two were transported by ambulance to University Medical Center in Lebanon, TN.
It was Trooper Tisdale's opinion that the crash occurred when Bellar's vehicle crossed into the west bound lane, striking the other two vehicles head on. An accident reconstructionist from the Tennessee Highway Parole was dispatched to investigate the cause further.