Authorities are Investigating a Car Accident in Monroe County

Monroe County (WVLT) - Officials in Monroe County are investigating a single car accident that sent two people to the hospital.

Monroe County Sheriff's Deputies say it happened just after 11pm Monday night on Oak Grove Road just outside Madisonville.

Officials say two men, ages 18 and 19, crashed their car head-on into a tree, and were airlifted to UT Medical Center.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation, authorities did find a bag of marijuana inside the car, but are still trying to determine if it is connected to the accident.

The victim's names and conditions are not being released at this time, and drug charges are pending.


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