7 children, 4 adults, injured in highway crash in Coffee County

7 children, 4 adults, injured in highway crash in Coffee County

July 27th, 2014 by Associated Press in Local - Breaking News

TULLAHOMA, Tenn. - Authorities say four adults and seven children were injured when their van blew a tire on Interstate 24 in Coffee County.

According to WKRN-TV, the crash occurred around 5 p.m. on Saturday near Tullahoma.

Authorities say the van was traveling east along I-24 when its back left tire blew, causing the driver to lose control. The van turned onto its side before landing back on all four wheels along the highway.

The driver, 41-year-old Zhameca Hall, was listed in stable condition at United Regional medical Center in Manchester.

Two other adults and two children, ages 6 and 4, were also taken to the hospital in Manchester. Each was listed in stable condition.

A 12-year-old was taken to Erlanger Health System in Chattanooga where the child was also listed in stable condition.

Three other juveniles -- ages 1, 8 and 14 -- were taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville where they were listed in stable condition.

Another adult and a 13-year-old child were also taken to Vanderbilt. Their conditions have not be released.