Two Airlifted After Rear-End Collision in Cannon County, Tennessee
CANNON COUNTY, TN. – Two people were airlifted, including an 11-year-old child, after a rear-end collision in Cannon County, Tennessee, according to an online news report from wgnsradio.com. Charges are pending against one of the drivers involved, according to local reports about the crash.*
It is not clear what day or time the accident occurred. Reports say the accident occurred “within the past week.” Tennessee Highway Patrol indicates a 2010 Toyota Corolla was traveling south on State Route 53 (Manchester Highway) in Cannon County. In front of Woodland Elementary School, the driver of the Toyota reduced speed to make a left turn into the school parking lot.
A 2013 Ford F-150 pickup truck also traveling south on State Route 53 then rear-ended the Toyota. The Ford overturned after impact and traveled off the right side of the road, coming to a rest near the elementary school. It is not yet clear why the driver of the Ford failed to stop before hitting the back of the Toyota.
The driver of the Toyota, 51-year-old Monica Edmonson, of Bradyville, Tennessee, and an 11-year-old child in the Toyota were seriously injured and airlifted to Vanderbilt Medical Center. The child has not been identified, and current medical conditions for the child and Edmonson have not been reported.
The driver of the Ford, 21-year-old Collin Anderson, of Bradyville, was also injured. Reports did not say whether he was transported anywhere for treatment beyond the scene. It is not clear if any passengers were riding in the Ford.
Tennessee Highway Patrol is still investigating the incident, and Troopers say charges are pending against Anderson. No additional information is available at this time.
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