Cantrell Injured in Rollover Accident

October 6, 2013
by: 
Dwayne Page
THP Lieutenant Randy Maynard

A 62 year old man was airlifted after a one car rollover accident Saturday night on Highway 56 south near Webb Lane.

Lieutenant Randy Maynard of the Tennessee Highway Patrol told WJLE that Donald Wayne Cantrell of 1212 Ferrell Road was driving south on Highway 56 in a 2000 Volkswagen Beetle when the car went off the right side of the road, struck a culvert and overturned, The car hit another culvert and came to rest upside down on the edge of the highway. The accident occurred around 11:38 p.m.

Cantrell was treated by DeKalb EMS. He was later airlifted by helicopter ambulance from near the scene and flown to Vanderbilt Hospital. His injuries were not believed to be life threatening.

Lieutenant Maynard said a medical condition may have contributed to the accident.

Members of the Blue Springs and Keltonburg Stations of the DeKalb County Volunteer Fire Department were also on the scene along with officers of the Sheriff's Department.

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