By Stephanie Rebman/NEMS Daily Journal
Two people were taken to different hospitals after a car crash in Blue Mountain around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday.
Christin Mills 22, of Hickory Flat was northbound on Mississippi Highway 15 in a 2000 Mazda 6. Ashley Barkley, 20, of Blue Mountain was southbound in a 2003 Chevy Cavalier. The two vehicles apparently collided head-on.
According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, Barkley was airlifted to The Med in Memphis with substantial injuries. Mills was taken to Baptist Memorial Hospital in Union County with moderate injuries.
MHP spokesman Jason Roe said Mills was wearing a seat belt and Barkley was not.
The accident remains under investigation by the MHP.