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Single-Vehicle Crash Injures 16-Year-Old Driver
By West Kentucky Star Staff
VIENNA - A teenage driver was seriously injured Friday night in a single-vehicle crash in southern Johnson County.

According to Illinois State Police, the accident happened just before 9 pm on Indian Point Road south of Vienna. Police say the 16-year-old driver, whose name was not released, lost control of the vehicle in a curve, went down an embankment and struck a tree. 

The driver was taken to an area hospital with what were described as serious injuries. A 15-year-old passenger was not hurt. 

Police say the crash is still under investigation, but speed and weather conditions are believed to have been factors in the accident.

Published 08:42 AM, Saturday Sep. 08, 2018
Updated 08:57 PM, Saturday Sep. 08, 2018

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