Three Involved in Thursday Night Wreck

April 26, 2008
Dwayne Page

Three people were involved in a one car crash around 8:00 p.m. Thursday night on Highway 56 south near the DeKalb/Warren County line.

Trooper Brian Raymond of the Tennessee Highway Patrol says 30 year old Lisa Porterfield of Dowelltown was driving south in a 1996 Honda Accord when she ran off the southbound lane and hit a ditch.

Porterfield and a passenger, 24 year old Roxanna Landis of Smithville were airlifted by a Life Force helicopter ambulance and flown to Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga. Another passenger, 48 year old Timothy Stafford of Smithville was not injured.

Trooper Raymond says neither of the three was restrained in the vehicle.

Others on the scene included DeKalb EMS, the DeKalb County Volunteer Fire Department, DeKalb County Sheriff's Department, and First Responders.

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