VERONA, NY (WSYR-TV) - Nine people were taken to the hospital after an SUV crashed on Route 31 near Vernon-Verona-Sherrill High School. It happened at about 8:30 p.m. on Saturday.
State Police say the 17-year-old driver, who has a learner's permit, was headed west at a high rate of speed and passing people in a no-passing zone.
The driver lost control, went off the road and hit a utility pole which caused the vehicle to roll over.
All nine people taken to the hospital were in that SUV.
One person was flown to Upstate University Hospital.
Police have not yet released their identities.
Saturday night was junior prom night in the district. No word on whether the driver or any of the people in the SUV were coming or going from the prom.
Keep checking this story for updates.