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      Jefferson City teen crashes while reading text message

      Early Wednesday morning a Jefferson City teen was injured on I-70 near Danville in Montgomery County after losing control of car reading a text message.

      Early Wednesday morning a Jefferson City teen was injured on I-70 near Danville in Montgomery County after losing control of his car reading a text message.

      Brandon Tomblinson, 19, was driving westbound on I-70 at about 2 a.m. and looked down at his phone to read a text.

      Tomblinson lost control and his car went off the left side of the road and hit an embankment.

      He was taken to University Hospital in Columbia with moderate injuries.

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