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.