16-year-old driver injured after speeding, hits tree in Perry County
Posted on Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020
PERRY COUNTY, MO – A 16-year-old driver was speeding on westbound Perry County Road 206 when he struck a tree and his 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix overturned on Saturday night.
According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, the teenage driver crashed east of Highway 51 around 10:10 p.m.
He was transported to Perry County Memorial Hospital for moderate injuries. Police report he was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.
The Pontiac sustained extensive damages in the crash.
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