One Injured in Rollover Crash

February 12, 2024
By: Dwayne Page

A 63-year-old man was injured Saturday in a crash on Johnson Chapel Road.

According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Richard Alan Curtis was traveling west on Johnson Chapel Road in a 2013 GMC Sierra when he failed to negotiate a curve causing the vehicle to go off the right side of the roadway and overturn before coming to a final rest on the right side.

The DeKalb County Fire Department responded to the crash and issued the following statement:

“Today (Saturday) at approximately 2:08 p.m., the DeKalb County Fire Department was called to Johnson Chapel Road for a vehicle that went off a retaining wall with a person trapped inside the vehicle”.

“Upon arrival, the DeKalb County Fire Department’s vehicle rescue technicians stabilized the automobile and assisted DeKalb Emergency Medical Service staff in removing the patient from the vehicle. No other injuries were reported”.

“Units responding to the scene were Brush 1, Extrication Unit 51, DeKalb Emergency Medical Services, DeKalb Sheriff’s Officers and Tennessee Highway Patrol,” the statement concluded”.

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