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16-year-old hospitalized after colliding with tree near Hwy 185

16-year-old hospitalized after colliding with tree near Hwy 185

Posted on Saturday, April 17th, 2021

BOONE TOWNSHIP, MO (FRANKLIN COUNTY) – A 16-year-old boy was injured after colliding with a tree in Franklin County late last night, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The accident happened on Highway 185 and Little Spring Creek Road at 11:11 p.m., when a 16-year-old boy from Sullivan, operating a 1996 Chevrolet Silverado, began to skid on the roadway.

The Silverado went off the side of the road, then collided with a tree.

The teen driver, who was wearing a seatbelt at the time, was taken to the hospital with moderate injuries.

No other people were hurt in the crash.

This article is one in a series presented by OnderLaw, LLC to inform our neighbors about car accidents and traffic news across our city. It should not be interpreted as legal advice. However, if you or someone you love has been injured in a car accident, we would like to discuss your case in detail. Depending on the circumstances, you may be entitled to financial compensation for your medical bills, your lost income, and other expenses. More importantly, the only way to fight for safer roadways or fix the root cause of many accidents is to enlist the help of an experienced attorney that has the possibility to effect change and can prevent this from happening to another family. Contact us today to speak to one of our compassionate St. Louis car accident attorneys.


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