A teenager was killed Monday morning in a traffic accident on Adams Road and a second was left with critical injuries. The victim was a freshman at Hixson High School.
At approximately 8:40 a.m., Chattanooga Police responded to a single vehicle traffic crash at 4900 Adams Road. Traffic investigators discovered that a Nissan pickup truck had lost control, traveled off the roadway, rolled over and struck a tree. All occupants were ejected from the truck.
One passenger was killed as a result of injuries sustained, and a passenger was transported to a local hospital and is currently listed in critical condition. The driver was also transported to a local hospital and is being treated for minor injuries.
The investigation is ongoing and more information will be released when available.