Emergency crews working the accident on Wednesday in Manchester… Photos by Barry West
Manchester Police was called to the scene of a four vehicle accident on Wednesday night. The crash occurred at the Hwy 41/55 intersection. Two small pick-ups were in the turning lane going from 41 to 55 when a car pulled into turning lane and officials say it appears the person driving did not break in time. This caused a chain reaction wreck with the car, two trucks and a van that was next to car in another lane of traffic.
Manchester Fire and Rescue arrived at the scene and aided Coffee County EMS to load 4 patients to be taken to a medical facility. Two other people refused treatment. The driver of the car was taken to helipad at Medical Center of Manchester and flown to Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville. According to emergency personnel the others that were injured suffered from back/neck pain and dizziness.