Car carrying four teens hits tree in Lawrence

LAWRENCE, Kan. - Four teens were driving on northbound on East 1550 Road south of Lawrence when the driver lost control and struck a tree.

All occupants were under the age of 17, according to Lt. Steve Lewis with the Douglas County Sheriff's Department.

One male was transported via helicopter to Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City with serious injuries. Another was taken to Lawrence Hospital. The other two passengers refused medical treatment on the scene.

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