Update: Teenage girl killed, Bartlett High student hurt in crash

BARTLETT, Tenn. — A teenage girl who used to live in the Mid-South died in a crash Monday.

The wreck happened at about 4:40 p.m. at Yale and Memphis-Arlington.

Investigators say the driver of a Lincoln Town Car failed to yield the right-of-way to the Ford F-150 in which the two teens were riding.

The crash caused the truck to cross over the median into oncoming traffic, where it hit a third car before rolling onto its passenger side.

No charges have been filed at this time and the crash is still under investigation.

Briana J. Jones attended Cordova High School before her family moved to Houston, Texas.

She was visiting her boyfriend, who was driving the truck and is a student at Bartlett High School.

Grief counselors will be at Cordova High School today.

5 comments

  • Javontay McElroy

    I was a friend of Briana and former classmate of hers. She was such an amazing person! She always brought the biggest laughs and she always was so very optimistic! It’s very sad and Cordova will never feel the same, and it’s really sad that she didn’t have the chance to experience adulthood! This is still very unbelievable, just over 21 hours ago she took and picture to update her Facebook profile picture and posted about her being overwhelmed by her last year in high school as a senior :( . Briana Jones, you were incredible! We all know that! We love you and we will miss you! Fly high and watch over us! R.I.P….

  • donthidebehindurscreen

    I’m so sorry to hear about this, prayers are with the families involved in the accident…so sad.

  • Summer Rogers

    Breana was my bestfriend since 7th grade and I cant believed this has happened. She was an amazing person and i never though I wouldn’t see her walk across that stage . I just cant understand it.😟

  • donthidebehindurscreen

    Sorry for your loss Summer & Javontay. Maybe your class could do something special for her for prom or graduation…like shirts, ribbons, maybe in her favorite color to keep her memory alive. My prayers are with you all.

  • meli

    For some reason, I, can’t get this girl out of my mind. :(( It’s Just so shocking. I was held up in traffic when that happenned :( It’s so sad to me. I hope her boyfriend, family and,friends can get through this horrible time of their lives. I am very touched by this. My prayers will be for you all and Breana, may she be with our Holy Father. RIP <3

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