22-year-old DeSoto driver injured in Highway JJ accident

DE SOTO, MO – A 22-year-old DeSoto driver was injured in an accident on Highway JJ on Saturday morning.

Police report Brendan M. Cautrell, 25, was traveling south on Highway JJ in a 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe when he swerved to miss an animal in the road. The Chevrolet rotated counter clockwise and crossed into the northbound lanes. It hit a 2012 Chevrolet Malibu, driven by Olivia C. Boofer, Pfinister School Road around 11 a.m.

Boofer was transported to Mercy Hospital Jefferson for minor injuries.

Both drivers were wearing seat belts.

Police report both vehicles sustained extensive damages.

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