15-year-old female passenger sustains serious injuries in St. Louis County crash
Posted on Monday, December 14th, 2020
ST. LOUIS, MO – A 15-year-old female passenger was seriously injured in a crash on West Florissant Road just after midnight on Monday.
According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, a 16-year-old male driver was traveling northbound on West Florissant Road in a 2008 Ford Focus. He lost control of the vehicle just south of Woodstock Road around 12:35 a.m. Police report the vehicle traveled off the road, traveled over an embankment, and turned over on its side.
The 16-year-old driver was not injured in the crash. It is unclear if he was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.
A 15-year-old female passenger was transported to St. Louis Children’s Hospital for serious injuries. She was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.
The Ford was totaled in the crash.
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