UPDATE: Our story reported that she was taken to a hospital in Loudon County, that was not accurate, Adkins was flown by LifeStar to the University of Tennessee Trauma Center. The address of the actual accident was 247 Loudon Highway (Hwy 72) and was not close to High Ridge Road as reported. We apologize for this misinformation.
Makayla Cheyenne Adkins, 20 was arrested last night after a short stint in the hospital following her wrecking the car, she was driving Monday night on Highway 72 near High Ridge Road. She was taken to a hospital in Loudon following extrication from the car by Roane Rescue Squad members. Adkins was arrested and charged with Driving on Revoked/Suspended License and Driving Under The Influence. The Tennessee Highway Patrol report states that Adkins was traveling eastbound on Highway 72 and lost control of the vehicle, she ran off the right side of the roadway, struck a fence, and then hit a tree head-on. Adkins vehicle then came to an uncontrolled final rest off the right side of the roadway.
ACTUAL TENNESSEE HIGHWAY PATROL REPORT:
Preliminary Crash Information
Hwy: 247 Loudon Highway (Hwy 72)
Name: Makayla Adkins
From: Ten Mile, TN.
Charged With: DUI, Driving on Suspended License
Preliminary Crash Description:
Vehicle 1 was traveling eastbound on Highway 72. Vehicle 1 driver lost control of the vehicle, ran off the right side of the roadway, struck a fence, and then hit a tree head on. Vehicle 1 came to an uncontrolled final rest off the right side of the roadway.