Macon County Chronicle

Macon Emergency Responders Busy During Holiday Season

Macon County’s finest continued to be busy during the second week of the Christmas holidays, responding to several 911 calls, including wrecks, fires, and domestic disputes which have escalated over the past few months.

On Tuesday afternoon, December 29th, a two-vehicle accident occurred on the Scottsville Road around 4:00 p.m., when a 2000 black Mazda, driven by Jorge Anselmo Hose, was northbound on Hwy. 10, attempting to make a left turn into a private driveway, when he traveled into the path of a Nissan Altima, with Donna Stinson behind the wheel. The two vehicles collided in the southbound lane and the passenger in the Mazda was trapped. The Lafayette Fire Department and the Rescue Squad arrived on the scene and extricated Victoria Almaraz from the vehicle, who was then transported by the EMS to Macon County General Hospital, possibly suffering from a broken arm.

Hose was charge with failure to yield and the investigating officer was Trooper Ashley Mercer, of the Tennessee Highway Patrol, who was assisted by Deputy Timothy Hackett.

Those responding to the scene were the Macon County Sheriffs Department, EMS, Lafayette Fire Department, Rescue Squad and the THP.

Shortly after dark that same afternoon, another accident occurred on Hwy. 10 south, when Dallas Bolton, age 39, of Dixon Springs, Tennessee, who was driving a 1989 Ford F-250 pickup was rear ended, while stopped for a turning vehicle. Hollie Dean, age 21, was behind the wheel of a 1999 Silver Ford Mustang, and apparently couldn’t stop in time and made contact with the truck.

No charges were filed and Deputy Ron Smith, of the Macon County Sheriffs Department, investigated the accident.

Those responding to the scene were the Macon County Sheriffs Department and the EMS.

At 1:36 a.m., Saturday morning, January 2nd, the Lafayette Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire on New Bethel Road, at the home of Chris Crowder. According to Assistant Chief Troy Brawner, the fire damage was contained to one room and there was some water and smoke damage to other parts of the house.

Those responding to the scene were the Lafayette Fire Department, Macon County Sheriffs Department and the EMS.