Driver airlifted after logs penetrate passenger cabin

Editor’s note: An update to this story is available in the Nov. 1 print edition.

A 31-year-old Michie man was flown to Regional One in Memphis for treatment after his vehicle rear-ended a tractor-trailer loaded with logs Wednesday, the Tennessee Highway Patrol said.
According to a THP report, Jesse Harrison was driving a 2008 GMC pickup truck east on Tenn. 57 in Hardin County when the logs penetrated the passenger compartment of his vehicle in a collision reported at around 7:30 p.m.
The tractor-trailer left the scene.
The report says it’s unknown if Harrison was wearing a seat belt, and alcohol or drugs were not factors on his part.
The THP said Thursday morning that the crash is still under investigation.

2 Comments

  1. J Wallace on October 31, 2018 at 10:55 am

    Well, it’s been six days…has the driver of the tractor-trailer not been identified?

    • Editor on October 31, 2018 at 11:32 am

      We checked with the THP on Monday. No new developments at that time.

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