Two injured in Union County crash

By NEMS Daily Journal

Billy Foster 51, of Blue Springs and passenger Patsy Nichols 50, Blue Springs were westbound on Highway 178 east of Highway 9 on Monday in Union County in a 2008 Toyota Tacoma when they apparently lost control leaving the roadway colliding into a tree, according to Mississippi Highway Patrol Trooper Jason Roe.

The accident took place around 5 p.m.

Both Foster and Nichols were air lifted to the The Regional Medical Center at Memphis with life threatening injuries.

The accident remains under investigation by the Mississippi Highway Patrol.