4 teens injured in crash near Blue Springs South HS

BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. -- Four teenagers have been injured Thursday afternoon after a crash near Blue Springs South High School.

Police said the single-vehicle crash happened around 3:15 p.m. Thursday on Taylor Road.

A spokesperson for the Jackson County Sheriff's Office said an SUV was driving south on Taylor Road when it veered off the road, hit a tree and landed in the bottom of a ravine.

Four victims, three girls and one boy, all under the age of 18, were taken to nearby hospitals, police said. As of about 9:30 p.m., hospital officials said two of the teens remain hospitalized. One is in fair condition, and the other is in serious condition.

FOX4 will update this story as more information is confirmed.


Editor's note: Police initially said the crash involved two vehicles but later said just one was involved.