16-year-old and man injured in Laclede County collision

LEBANON, MO (LACLEDE COUNTY) – Two people, including a 16-year-old boy, were injured Saturday night in a collision in Laclede County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The crash happened at 8:50 p.m. on Highway 5, near Lebanon, when a 2016 Chevrolet 2500 turned into the path of a 2005 Ford F150, driven by Lebanon man Paul E. Pinkston, 36. The Ford then collided with the trailer unit pulled by the Chevrolet.

The driver of the Chevrolet, 57-year-old Clayton R. Sandidge, of Russellville, was taken to the hospital with minor injuries, as was a passenger in the Ford, a 16-year-old boy from Lebanon.

Pinkston is not reported as injured.

All people involved in the collision were wearing their seatbelts.

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