Local Man Injured in New Year’s Night Rollover

One person was injured when he lost control of his car and overturned New Year’s night on Highway 56 south near Whorton Springs Baptist Church.
Central dispatch received the call at 9:01 p.m. Tuesday.
Trooper Jeremy Wilhite of the Tennessee Highway Patrol told WJLE that 26 year old Andrew Tyler Hall of Midway Road, Smithville was traveling north in a 1994 Buick when he went off the left side of the road, hit a culvert, and overturned. The car came to rest upright. Hall was treated at the scene by DeKalb EMS and then transported to DeKalb Community Hospital for further treatment.
Trooper Wilhite has charged Hall with a second offense of driving under the influence.
Members of the Short Mountain Highway of the DeKalb County Volunteer Fire Department and Sheriff’s Department were also on the scene.

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