Woman injured in crash in critical condition at JPS

Melissa Medcalf, 23, of Granbury, is listed in critical condition in the ICU at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, a hospital spokesperson said Monday. She suffered life-threatening head and internal chest injuries in a one-vehicle crash early Sunday, just after midnight, on Paluxy Highway near the Hill City Highway intersection south of Tolar, according to an official at the scene. The Chevrolet Aveo she was driving left the roadway and struck a tree, and she had to be extricated by first responders.