19-year-old driver sustains moderate injuries after Grand Prix overturns

DE SOTO, MO – A 19-year-old driver sustained moderate injuries after her 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix overturned on northbound Missouri 21 on Friday night.

Angelina J. Portell, 19, was traveling northbound on Missouri 21 when she traveled off the right side of the road, hit a ditch, and her Pontiac overturned, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol. The accident occurred around 7:20 p.m.

Portell was transported to Mercy Hospital South for her injuries. She was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

The Pontiac was totaled.

Investigations into the cause of the crash are ongoing.

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