LOWNDES CO., Miss. – (WCBI) An Artesia teenager is injured after a one car crash in Lowndes County. According to Criss Turnipseed with the Mississippi Highway Patrol, the accident happened on Highway 45 North, near Artesia around 6:15 Friday evening.
The 17-year old male driver was headed northbound, when he apparently ran off the road, down the embankment.
He was transported to Baptist Golden Triangle in Columbus for treatment of non life threatening injuries. He was wearing a seat belt at the time of accident.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.