On Monday afternoon at about 1:30 p.m. on County Road 609 near Etowah, the driver of this 2003 Honda Accord reportedly ran off the road and struck a tree. The driver was airlifted by UT Lifestar to the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville. Etowah city, Etowah Rural and Englewood Rural fire departments, AMR and McMinn County Sheriff's Department all responded. Etowah Rural Fire Chief Jeremy Harrison was in charge of the scene. Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper Travis Ryans investigated the accident.