Macon County Chronicle

Injury Wreck, Air Evac Called

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A 34-year-old Lafayette man was helicoptered to Vanderbilt Hospital after a one vehicle wreck at 4422 Union Camp Road, that happened shortly after 1:00 a.m. on Saturday morning, March 7. 

Air Evac was the medical air carrier.

Cody Woodard was driving a Chevrolet pickup when he veered off the roadway, traveled down an embankment and hit a tree. He was the only occupant in the truck and he was unrestrained.

Woodard had to be extricated from the truck. Macon County Rescue Squad Director Don Stevens said, “we had to take the driver’s side door off and cut the A post so we could raise the roof to extricate the male driver.”

When Woodard was finally cut out of the vehicle, Macon County EMS transported him to a waiting helicopter.

Wreck investigators were Deputy William Tuck and Sgt. Jason Bohanon of the Macon County Sheriffs Office.

The scene  was cleared around 2:30 a.m. and the responding agencies returned to headquarters.

First responders were the Macon County Sheriffs Office, Macon County EMS, Macon County Rescue Squad, Lafayette FIre Department, and the Macon County Chronicle.

 A Vanderbilt spokesperson reported on Monday afternoon, that Cody Woodard is still hospitalized and listed in stable condition.