Teen flown to hospital after crash in Florence

A teenager was flown to the hospital Friday morning after a crash in Florence.

It happened around 5 a.m. on Pleasant Valley Road between Wellington Drive and Boone Valley Circle.

Police say Sarah Wheeler, 18, of Florence was driving southbound on Pleasant Valley when she lost control and struck a tree in the 8400 block.

Wheeler was flown to University Hospital, where she is listed in critical condition. Three passengers were in the car, and two of them were transported to local hospitals with minor injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

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