Man airlifted after Hardeman Co. crash involving car, 2 tractor-trailers

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HARDEMAN COUNTY, Tenn. — A man was airlifted to Memphis Wednesday after a crash involving a car and two tractor-trailers in Toone. Jake Greene, 82, of Middleton was airlifted to Memphis for his injures, according to a preliminary accident report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol. Greene was not wearing a seat belt, the report states. The truck drivers were not injured, according to the report. Greene was driving a Chevy Impala northbound on Highway 138 around 2:15 p.m. when he ran a stop sign and drove onto Highway 100, the report states. The car then struck the trailer area of the first tractor-trailer. The truck’s rear trailer axles then drove over the top of the car, according to the report. The car then rotated into the eastbound lane of Highway 100 and was struck by another tractor-trailer that was unable to avoid the collision, the report states. No charges have been filed in the crash, and the investigation is ongoing.

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