Macon County Chronicle

Hwy 10 Wreck Sends Teen to Hospital; Driver Also Injured

A Macon County teenager remains in Vanderbilt Medical Center this week after the vehicle he was a passenger in, hit a tree on Highway 10 South in the wee hours of Saturday morning, March 26th.

Twenty-one-year old Eric Brummitt, was behind the wheel of a southbound GO Tracker near the Trousdale County line, when he lost control and struck a tree, injuring himself and 19-year-old passenger, Corey Hesson. While the driver was transported by the Macon County EMS to Sumner Regional Medical Center, in Gallatin, Hesson was airlifted to Vanderbilt in serious condition, according to Deputy Ron Smith, of the Macon County Sheriffs Department, who was the investigating officer.

When contacted by telephone on Monday morning, March 28th, Vanderbilt spokesperson, Ashley Culver, stated that Corey Hesson was listed in stable condition.

Those responding to the scene included the Macon County Sheriffs Department, Macon County Emergency Medical Services, and the Macon County Chronicle.