Mother and Daughter Injured In Saturday Wreck

January 29, 2007
Dwayne Page

Two people were injured in a midday two car crash Saturday at the intersection of U.S. 70 and State Highway 83 near Smithville.

Trooper Jimmy Tisdale of the Tennessee Highway Patrol says a 1996 Chevy Blazer, driven by 21 year old Phillip M. Lafever of Cookeville, was crossing U.S. 70 from Highway 83 when it was struck by 2001 Dodge Intrepid, driven by 39 year old Carrie L. Young of Smithville, who was traveling west on Highway 70.

The impact caused the Blazer to overturn on it's top.

Lafever apparently wasn't injured but Young was taken to DeKalb Community Hospital by DeKalb EMS.

Young's eight year old and nine year old daughters were in the car with her. The eight year old was not hurt but the nine year old was taken by DeKalb EMS to the hospital.

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