16-year-old boy seriously injured in Phelps County rollover accident

FLAT, MO (PHELPS COUNTY) – A 16-year-old boy was airlifted to Children’s Hospital in St. Louis following an overnight rollover accident in Phelps County.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash happened on Highway T, about 3 miles north of Flat, just after midnight, when a 2001 Honda Accord ran off the left side of the road while headed northbound.

The Accord, operated by a 16-year-old boy from Newburg, then crashed into a ditch and rolled over an unspecified number of times. The vehicle came to rest upside-down and was completely totaled in the collision.

The driver was taken to Children’s Hospital via medical helicopter for the treatment of serious injuries.

No other injuries were reported in the collision.

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