2 teens injured after vehicle strikes tree head-on in Madison County

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

MADISON COUNTY, Ind. – Two teenagers were injured after their vehicle struck a tree head-on in Madison County Saturday afternoon.

The Madison County Sheriff Department Crash Team responded to the crash near County Road 300 East and North County Road 200 North around 3:05 p.m.

Officials say it appears the 16-year-old driver of the 1995 Chevrolet pickup truck drove off the east side of the road, then over-corrected and struck a tree.

The driver was taken to Methodist Hospital by ambulance with a broken femur and lacerations to his legs. The 18-year-old passenger was airlifted to Methodist with a broken leg. Both are listed in stable condition.

It is not determined at this time if either were wearing their seatbelt. Deputies say alcohol doesn’t seem to be a factor in the crash. The investigation is on going.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.