UPDATE: An accident in Caldwell County this morning sent a Polo resident to the hospital.  According to the Highway Patrol report, Brittany Sheppard, 16, was driving northbound on Highway 13, two miles north of Polo, when she lost control of the vehicle, left the roadway, struck several small trees and overturned. 

Sheppard was ejected from the vehicle during the crash.  She was transported to Liberty Hospital for treatment of moderate injuries.  

We have reports of an accident near Polo this morning.  According to KMZU listeners, this is located 1 mile north of 116 on Highway 13 and is thought to be a one vehicle crash with a possible ejection.

Ambulance and law enforcement are on the scene and have the southbound lanes blocked.  Traffic is being allowed through right now, but you’re asked to use extreme caution and slow your speed in you’re in the area.