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Teens airlifted following Lowndes County crash

Two teenagers were airlifted following a wreck on Highway 45 in Lowndes County.

Posted: May 22, 2018 3:44 PM

LOWNDES COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - Two teenagers were airlifted following a wreck on Highway 45 in Lowndes County.

The crash happened Monday night. 

Troopers say a 17-year-old boy was driving with a 14-year-old as a passenger. The driver lost control of the vehicle, crossed the median and hit a tree.

The 17-year-old was airlifted to North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo with serious injuries. The 14-year-old was airlifted to Batson Children's Hospital in Jackson with serious injuries.

Troopers say the 17-year-old is from Millport, Alabama, and the 14-year-old is from Hamilton, Mississippi.

No names were released.

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