August 2, 2018
By: Dwayne Page
A late night crash on the Alexandria to Dismal Road resulted in serious injuries to 33 year old Jenna N. Baird of Liberty and a child
Central dispatch received the call at 11:13 p.m. Wednesday night.
Members of the DeKalb County Volunteer Fire Department and Extrication Team were summoned to the scene because the victims were entrapped in the car. The Smithville Volunteer Fire Department also responded providing mutual aid backup support.
After they were removed from the car, Baird and the child were transported by DeKalb EMS to the parking lot of DeKalb West School where a helicopter landing zone was set up. The two were airlifted from there by two Air Evac helicopters to Vanderbilt Hospital.
The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department was also on the scene.
The crash remains under investigation by the Tennessee Highway Patrol.
The car was towed by Campbell’s Wrecker Service of Liberty