AUGLAIZE TOWNSHIP, MO (LACLEDE COUNTY) – A 13-year-old driver was injured after she crashed her vehicle while trying to avoid a collision with an animal on Friday night in Laclede County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The crash happened at Juniper Road and Robin Drive in Auglaize Township at around 8:15 p.m., as a 13-year-old girl from Lebanon driving a 1996 Nissan Altima tried to avoid crashing into an animal in the roadway. Her vehicle skidded, then rolled off the right side of the road.
The child was airlifted to the hospital with moderate injuries.
No other vehicles were involved in the crash.
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