Two teenagers were airlifted to Vanderbilt Hospital after a wreck on Oakdale Road Saturday night, February 14. Trooper Cody Ballard was the investigating officer and he was assisted by Deputy Ashley Tharp, of the Macon County Sheriffs Office.
According to Trooper Ballard, 18-year-old C.J. Taylor and a female juvenile were involved in a car wreck sometime between 6:00 and 6:30 p.m. They were in a black 2007 Toyota headed north on Oak Dale Road when the car ran off the road on the eastbound side and turned over coming to rest on it’s top. Both occupants were ejected from the vehicle.
They were both carried by the Macon County EMS to a landing zone and were then transported by air to the Nashville hospital.
When contacted by telephone on Monday morning, a Vanderbilt spokesperson stated that C.J. Taylor is in the trauma unit and is listed in stable condition. The juvenile’s condition is unknown.
Responding to the scene was the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Macon County Sheriffs Office, Macon County EMS, and the Macon County Chronicle.