VSP: Teens seriously injured in Caroline Co. crash

Virginia State Police (FILE)
Virginia State Police (FILE)(WVIR)
Published: Sep. 22, 2022 at 4:39 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 22, 2022 at 4:50 PM EDT
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CAROLINE Co., Va. (WWBT) - Virginia State Police are investigating a crash that happened Thursday in Caroline County.

Troopers were called to Golansville Road near Murphy Lane shortly before 10:30 a.m. for a single-vehicle crash.

“A 2001 Ford Explorer was traveling at a high rate of speed, lost control, overcorrected, and ran off the road to the right striking trees and overturning,” VSP said in a release.

The driver, 18, of Milford, was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

The passenger, a 17-year-old boy, was ejected from the vehicle. He was taken to the hospital with critical injuries. Police said he was not wearing a seatbelt.

NOTE: Virginia State Police issued a correction on the passenger’s condition.