Pregnant Woman Hurt In Crash

accident2An accident last week sent a Hillsboro woman to Vanderbilt Medical Center for treatment. Alishia Burks, 27 who is three months pregnant went to the hospital after her car struck the rear of a tractor-trailer truck Wednesday night.
According to a report by Tennessee Highway Patrolman Randy Euler, Burks struck the rear of a tractor-trailer operated by Dennis Miller, 53, of Michigan while in the Coffee County Industrial Park on Volunteer Boulevard. According to the trooper’s report, when the car struck the rear of the truck it knocked the tandem out from under the trailer.
Because of the impact, the Manchester Fire Department was summoned to the scene and they worked for some 20 minutes to cut Burks from her vehicle under the truck.
She was listed in stable condition Friday afternoon. The crash is under investigation by the THP.