Car Crash Injures Several

life flight 3Three Tullahoma residents were injured in a single car crash Wednesday afternoon on Highway 130 in Franklin County.
According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tina Fraley, 39, of Tullahoma was operating a 2002 Mitsubishi Galant with three young children in the car with her.
According to the THP, around 5:30 p.m. the vehicle traveled off the right side of the roadway while negotiating a curve. The car then traveled through a thicket of trees and struck a large tree and came to rest.
Fraley was flown to Vanderbilt University Medical Center as were 8-year-old Kayley Jones, 4 year-old Adrianna Hughes and Julieanna Hughes. (One child is not from Tullahoma)
They were also flown to Vanderbilt for treatment. Three helicopters responded including Vanderbilt LifeFlight, Air-Evac and Medflight from Huntsville, AL.
According to the highway patrol all of the occupants of the car were properly restrained.
Members of the North Franklin County Fire Department worked to free the occupants from the vehicle while paramedics from Rural Metro Ambulance Service stabilized the injured until the helicopters could arrive.
Deputies from the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department and the Estill Springs Police Department handled traffic until the trooper could arrive.