Shallowford Road crash critically injures man

Shallowford Road crash critically injures man

October 7th, 2017 by Staff Report in Breaking News

A 23-year-old man faces life-threatening injuries after being ejected from a vehicle in an early morning crash today on Shallowford Road, according to police.

Yoceph Stephens, 23, was a passenger in a Jeep Liberty that struck a Mazda MA5 in the rear before crossing opposing lanes of traffic, leaving the road, hitting a stone sign and rolling over.

Stephens was partially ejected and trapped under the vehicle, Chattanooga police said. 

Bystanders lifted the vehicle off Stephens and emergency services personnel took him to a local hospital.

The crash was reported shortly after 1 a.m.

No other injuries were reported, and the crash is under investigation.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call 423-698-2525.