by Tim Church
BILLINGS, Mo. – Two Billings teenagers receive serious injuries in a single vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon, one mile west of Billings in Christian County.
The Missouri Highway Patrol reports 16-year-old Benjamin Wells was travelling eastbound on Terrill Road at 4 p.m., when he ran his vehicle off of the roadway, struck a utility pole and then a tree.
Wells and a passenger, 16-year-old Christian Combs, were transported by ambulance to Cox South Hospital to be treated for their injuries. Wells was not wearing his seatbelt, according to the online crash report.