A 21-year-old Macon County woman was charged with driving under the influence, two counts of reckless endangerment and failure to exercise due care after flipping her car several times on Sunday afternoon, July 22nd. She had two minor children in the automobile at the time of the accident.
Tori Adams, of the Coleytown Road, was driving northbound on State Route 56 (Gamaliel Road), when she lost control of her 1999 Buick Sentry while negotiating a curve, traveled off the right side of the roadway and overcorrected. She then veered off the left side of the roadway, hit a concrete culvert and flipped several times according to a report filed by THP Trooper Terry Seay, who investigated the 4:58 p.m. crash.
Ms. Adams was not injured but her two small children, who were restrained, were reported to have minor injuries and were transported by ground ambulance to Macon County General Hospital.
Adams was arrested and taken to the Macon County Jail. Bond was set at $3,500 and a General Sessions Court date is scheduled for August 8th.
Responders included the Macon County Sheriffs Department, Tennessee Highway Patrol, Macon County EMS, Red Boiling Springs City Police, Red Boiling Springs Rescue Squad and the Macon County Chronicle.