Liberty Man Airlifted after Monday Crash

June 8, 2010
Dwayne Page
DeKalb Firefighters and EMS Personnel Assist Roy Myatt at Crash Site

A 60 year old Liberty man was injured around 3:00 p.m. Monday afternoon after he wrecked his truck on Highway 53 at Liberty.

Trooper Mike Phillips of the Tennessee Highway Patrol says Roy Myatt was driving a 1996 Chevy pickup truck south on Highway 53 when he went off the right side of the road, up an embankment, and struck a rock.

Myatt was airlifted from the scene by a helicopter ambulance and flown to Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga.

Members of DeKalb EMS and the DeKalb County Volunteer Fire Department were also on the scene.

(Photo by Callie Matthews)

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