NC teen suffers life-threatening injuries after car crashes, catches fire

WFMY photo from Sheridian Shimer of the Mercedes on fire after the crash.

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WFMY) — Police responded to a serious car crash on West Cone Boulevard near Lafayette Avenue on Saturday night.

Investigators say 19-year-old Callie Tollison was driving a 1998 Mercedes on West Cone Boulevard and ran off the roadway then crashed into two trees.

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The car caught on fire after the crash, which happened around 10 p.m. Police say

Tollison suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to a hospital.

Four other people in the car were also taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Officials say speed is a factor in the crash. The road opened after being closed for several hours.

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