ELSBERRY, MO (LINCOLN COUNTY) – Six teenagers who had been riding together were injured after their vehicle crashed in Lincoln County last night, according to a crash report published by the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The accident happened on Route JJ, near Homestead Lane at about 7:20 p.m. when a 2013 Toyota Camry, driven by 17-year-old Foley teen Riley J. Schroeder, went off the side of the road and rolled over an unspecified number of times.
A 13-year-old boy from Moscow Mills and a 16-year-old girl from Elsberry were taken to different hospitals for the treatment of serious injuries.
Schroeder, along with a 13-year-old boy from Moscow Mills, a 13-year-old girl from Winfield, and a 16-year-old boy from Winfield, received minor injuries in the collision.
The three occupants were taken to local hospitals for the treatment of their injuries, while Schroeder was treated at the scene and then released.
Schroeder and the 13-year-old Moscow Mills boy were the only occupants wearing a seatbelt when the crash occurred.
The Camry was totaled in the crash.
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