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Jul 3, 2014 1:59 PM

Teen Seriously Injured in Highway 77 Crash

ROBSTOWN - A 16-year-old girl suffered serious injuries when a friend crashed into a telephone pole along on Highway 77 south of Robstown.

According to state troopers, the driver became distracted and drifted into the center median. When he went to get back on the road, he overcorrected and went across all lanes of traffic before hitting the pole.

The female passenger was pinned in the car by the impact. She's at CHRISTUS Spohn Memorial Hospital. All lanes of traffic were closed down to allow HALO Flight to pick up the girl.

The driver was picked up by his parents.

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