Two flown to Regional One after Sunday evening accident
On Sunday at 8:21 p.m., Dyersburg Police responded to a 2-vehicle accident at the intersection of Highway 51 Bypass and South Main Avenue. The vehicles involved included a black 2012 Chevrolet Impala, driven by Amber Roberts, 37, of 209 2nd Avenue of Dyersburg, and a 2003 maroon GMC Envoy, driven by DeAngelo Mason, 21, of 421 Charles Griggs Street of Ripley. Roberts’ vehicle also contained 2 passengers, Daronte Herbert, 18, of 1512 Shelly Ave., Dyersburg, and a 13-year-old juvenile.
According to DPD, the accident resulted in both Roberts and the juvenile being transported via Air-Evac to Regional One - Memphis where they are listed in critical condition. Mason and Herbert were taken to Tennova – Dyersburg Regional Hospital via ambulance.
DPD’s report noted that upon arrival at the scene, Roberts was unresponsive and was removed from her vehicle by Dyersburg Fire/ Rescue personnel.
The report stated Mason came to the intersection of South Main and 51 Bypass where he stopped at the stop sign. Reportedly, Mason did not see Roberts’ vehicle travelling northbound on the bypass as he proceeded to cross over. Mason reportedly saw Robert’s vehicle at the last moment; however, he was unable to stop in time to prevent the collision.
As of 1 p.m. Monday afternoon, DPD did not have any updates on the extent of the condition and injuries of those involved.
According to DPD, no citations have been issued at this time; however, the incident remains under investigation.