NEW: Four teenagers seriously hurt in Parker County rollover crash
The Springtown Police Department has released additional details regarding yesterday’s crash that left multiple teenagers seriously hurt.
At around 4:15pm, emergency responders from the Parker County ESD 1, PCHD EMS, Springtown PD, and Parker County Sheriff’s Office were called to the intersection Knob Road and Summerfield Court. They arrived to find two vehicles involved in a collision with major damage.
A preliminary investigation of the crash indicates the 17-year-old driver of an SUV was traveling north on Knob Road at high speeds when he lost control and hit an oncoming pickup truck. The collision caused the SUV to overturn off the roadway. Three of the teenaged passengers were ejected in the crash and sustained serious injuries. They were not wearing seatbelts.
An Air Evac Lifeteam helicopter was called to airlift one of the ejected passengers to a local hospital. The other two ejected passengers were transported by ambulances into Fort Worth. As of Tuesday evening, two of the teenagers remain hospitalized and one has been released.
The 17-year-old driver was transported to a hospital via ground ambulance. His condition has not yet been released. No one in the pickup truck suffered any major injuries.
The crash remains under investigation.
Photo: BEST EMS on Facebook.