Five People Transported By Emergency Medical Services After Monday Crash

accidentWe now have information on an accident that occurred on Monday morning. Preliminary information indicates that the incident took place at approximately 5:30 am on Monday morning on Hwy 53 at Hwy 280 in Coffee County.
A 1987 Chevrolet S10 pickup, driven by Shane Smith (age & residence unknown), was traveling eastbound on Hwy 280. Smith failed to stop at a stop sign and was struck in a T-bone manner by a 1999 Nissan Frontier, driven by Aaron Hollis, who was traveling southbound on Hwy 53.
Smith, who was wearing a seat belt, was injured and transported by Coffee County EMS to Medical Center of Manchester. He had two occupants in his vehicle, including Geneva Smith, who was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected, and juvenile Thomas Smith, who was not properly restrained. Geneva Smith was airlifted to Vanderbilt Medical Center, while Thomas Smith was taken to Medical Center of Manchester for precautionary reasons.
Hollis, the driver the Nissan, was injured and transported to Medical Center of Manchester. He was wearing a seat belt. His passenger, Michael Hollis, was also injured and transported to the same hospital. Michael was also wearing a seat belt.
Shane Smith was cited with running a stop sign, child restraint device and no insurance.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol was in charge of the scene.