DRIVER FLOWN TO TRAUMA CENTER FOLLOWING VEHICLE CRASH IN CUMBERLAND COUNTY

Cumberland County deputies and medics responded yesterday just after noon to a vehicle accident on Turner Lake Trail off of Peavine Road.

The accident report states a 2009 Ford F-150 driven by 63-year-old Steven R. Threet of Crossville left the roadway and hit several shrubs.

The truck came to rest after colliding with a tree.

Crews freed Threet from the wreckage.

He was transported to an awaiting Lifeforce medical helicopter to be flown to an area trauma center for treatment of suspected serious injuries.