Crews responding to teens injured after crashing into trees while tubing
MAUREPAS – Emergency crews are responding to reports of a teenager injured after hitting trees while tubing in the Amite River on Friday afternoon, according to first responders.
Officials say the fire department is boating the teen to an address nearby, located in the 13000 block of Weedy's Road, to be treated for their injuries. The extent of their injuries are not known at the time of this post.
A second patient involved in the incident is also being treated for a minor arm injury, first responders say.
This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
'Tambourine Lady' at Southern, LSU football games garnering national attention
College Drive cleanup kicks off massive city-wide beautification project
Innocent bystander killed in gunfire at underground party
Airport employee videos polar bears on snowy runway
Baton Rouge woman dies after cosmetic surgery in Miami