16-year-old airlifted to Strong, charged with DWI after Phelps crash

A 16-year-old Geneva teen is facing a driving while intoxicated charge, according to deputies after an accident happened on Friday around 12:30 pm.

Deputies say the teen is currently recovering at Strong Memorial Hospital and has been charged.

The teen had to be airlifted from the scene after suffering leg and arm injuries following a crash that happened off the south side of the road.

An investigation determined that the teen fell asleep at the wheel due to drug or alcohol impairment.

The teen was charged with driving while intoxicated and driving under the impairment of drugs. She will appear in the Town of Phelps court at a later date to answer these charges.

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