A stroke patient was airlifted to a Knoxville hospital on Tuesday evening.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – The Campbell County Rural Fire Service and Campbell County Sheriff’s Officer were called out just after 7pm Tuesday.

A medical helicopter landed near the Well Springs United Methodist Church next to the General Stiner Highway.

The CCRFS and CCSO set up a landing zone (LZ) so a medical helicopter could land to fly out a stroke victim. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 06/02/2021-7AM-PHOTO COURTESY OF CCRFS ASSISTANT CHIEF DANIEL LAWSON)