16-year-old driver injured in Laclede County accident

LACLEDE COUNTY, MO – A 16-year-old driver was injured in a crash on Oak Bend Drive late Tuesday night.

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, a 16-year-old driver was traveling south on Oak Bend Drive in a 2006 Pontiac G6 when she traveled off the left side of the road. The Pontiac hit a culvert and overturned around 10:25 p.m.

Police report the driver was treated for minor injuries at Mercy – Lebanon. She was wearing a seat belt.

The Pontiac was totaled.

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