Head-on Collision Highway 78
Upon arriving, it appeared Ian C. Mobley, 18, of Pontotoc, was traveling west in a 2003 Ford Taurus, when he lost control of his vehicle, crossed the median an collided head on into a 1993 Oldsmobile, driven by Ashley M. Buse, 29, of Booneville.
Buse was transported to NMMC with minor injuries.
Mobley was air-lifted to NMMC with life threatening injuries.
It is unclear how Mobley’s vehicle was able to cross the median barrier (the safety cable).
Trooper Ray Hall
Public Affairs Officer