Vehicle runs red light, hits Jeep in Midlothian; multiple people injured

The Midlothian Police Department and Fire/EMS Department all responded to a major accident with entrapment yesterday evening at around 7PM on Highway 287 at Walnut Grove Road.

According to police, a Jeep entered the intersection with a green light when a pickup truck ran a red light and struck the Jeep. The Jeep was turned left onto Highway 287 from Walnut Grove.

Three female juveniles in the Jeep were transported to area hospitals. One of them was critically injured in the crash, and subsequently airlifted to the hospital via CareFlite air ambulance.

The driver of the pickup truck was transported to the hospital with minor injuries. It is unknown if he or she faces any charges.