LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – Two Speedwell men are recovering this morning from injuries sustained in a single-vehicle wreck that happened on Sunday afternoon east of La Follette.
Officials with the Tennessee Highway Patrol detail that 46-year old Billy Hatfield was driving a 1994 Chevrolet Silverado pick-up truck east on Bethlehem Road. The truck went off the roadway to the right, hit a fence and then struck a tree coming to a final uncontrolled rest. Hatfield’s passenger was 63-year old Richard Wright. Both were injured, and both were wearing seatbelts. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 08/23/2021-3:30AM)
LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – Two men were injured on Sunday afternoon when their pick-up truck hit a tree on Bethlehem Road. The call came in to Central Dispatch at 2:12pm.
Both victims were airlifted to a Knoxville hospital in separate med choppers.
Responding agencies were the Campbell County Rural Fire Service, Campbell County EMS, Tennessee Highway Patrol and the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 08/22/2021-6:30PM)