Chilhowie, VA (July 8, 2023) – The police and area firefighters were called to the scene of a major crash in Smyth County that sent one person to a local hospital with injuries.
At around 12:00 p.m. on July 7, a crash involving a lawnmower and an unknown number of vehicles occurred on Shuler Hollow Road near Tattle Branch Road. The impact of the crash caused the lawnmower to overturn.
One person was severely hurt in the crash. The victim was flown by a medical helicopter to a local trauma center for emergency care.
The accident is currently being investigated.
We hope that the injured victim recovers quickly.