FRIES — A 17-year-old was in critical condition Monday after a single vehicle accident near Fries that morning.
According to Virginia State Trooper J.A. Vaughan, Phillip Matthew Norman of Fries was airlifted by helicopter to Johnson City, Tenn., Monday morning after his vehicle collided with a tree.a
Norman was traveling west on Virginia 274 (Riverside Drive) towards Independence when his 1998 Ford Taurus veered off the left side of the road and struck a tree, according to Vaughan.
The accident happened just before 8 a.m.