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Hutchings airlifted after crash
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A woman was critically injured Monday morning when she pulled from a driveway in the Fairview community and into the path of an oncoming vehicle.The woman, Randi Hutchings, 26, was airlifted from Fairview Community Center by AirEvac helicopter to Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga. The driver of the other vehicle, Johnnie Whitman, 72, of Beersheba Springs was treated for a broken sternum, broken nose and leg injuries at River Park Hospital.According to Highway Patrolman Rodney Whiles, the wreck happened Monday morning near Fairview CIC on Beersheba Highway. The crash occurred only a couple hundred yards from the site of another bad wreck last Thursday.An investigation of the Monday morning accident revealed Hutchins was leaving a home on Beersheba Highway and was trying to turn left on the highway when she pulled her 2004 Honda Accord into the path of Whitman’s oncoming 1999 Buick.