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HCSO Respond to Single Vehicle Accident on Highway 60

07/17/2018

Hamilton County, TN – Earlier this morning at approximately 7:15 am, 911 dispatchers were notified by OnStar that a vehicle using their notification service had crashed near the 6400 block of Highway 60 near the Hamilton County/Meigs County Line. Due to the fact the location of the call was questionable as to where it occurred, Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office personnel, HCEMS, and Highway 58 Volunteer Fire Department firefighters along with Meigs County first responders responded to the scene.

Upon locating the accident, the determination was made the incident occurred in Hamilton County. The vehicle was located off the roadway, down the side of an embankment (not visible from the roadway) on Highway 60. It appeared at some point during the crash to have hit a power pole and flipped on its top. The exact details of how the single vehicle crash occurred are still under investigation.

The male party operating the vehicle was extricated and transported to a local hospital with what are believed to be non-life threatening injuries.

The vehicle was only occupied by the driver.

Once again, this is an ongoing investigation and no further details are available.



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