Two Remain Hospitalized In Alexandria Wreck

August 27, 2007
Dwayne Page

Two people involved in a one auto traffic accident Thursday night near Alexandria remain hospitalized at Erlanger in Chattanooga.

Sergeant Billy Prater of the Tennessee Highway Patrol says Joe Edge of Smithville and Kimberly April Dawn Cornett of Murfreesboro were passengers of a Jeep Liberty SUV driven by Warren Brandon Glasby of Smithville, who has been charged with driving under the influence.

According to Sergeant Prater, Glasby was driving west on Highway 70 when the vehicle went off the road into a ditchline, struck a rock bluff, and then overturned, coming to rest on it's wheels. The mishap occurred between the old stock barn and the intersection of Old Liberty Road.

Both Edge and Cornett were flown by Life Force helicopter ambulance to Erlanger Hospital while Glasby was taken to DeKalb Community Hospital for observation.

The accident remains under investigation by Sergeant Prater and Trooper Allen England of the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

Others on the scene rendering assistance were members of the Sheriff's Department, DeKalb County Volunteer Fire Department, DeKalb EMS, and the Alexandria Police Department.

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