Shallowford Crash Results in Life-Threatening Injuries

Chattanooga, TN (WDEF) – During the early morning hours on Saturday, Chattanooga Police responded to a traffic crash at 7815 Shallowford Road.

Upon investigation, officers learned a Jeep Liberty rear-ended a Mazda MA5 as they were traveling east. The Jeep continued eastbound, traveling across all lanes of travel into the oncoming traffic side of the road before striking a stone sign.

The Jeep rolling over onto the passenger side, partially ejecting Yoceph Stephens, 23. The vehicle came to rest on top of him, with bystanders lifting the Jeep off the victim.

Stephens was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. No other injuries were reported.

Chattanooga Police ask anyone with information regarding this incident to call 423-698-2525. More will be released when available.

Categories: Chattanooga, Local News

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