OAK HILL, MO (CRAWFORD COUNTY) – A teenage boy was injured in a single-vehicle crash on Highway 19 in Crawford County yesterday, according to information from the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The crash happened on Highway 19 near Oak Hill and Highway C, about six miles north of Cuba, at 4:25 p.m.
The 17-year-old driver of a 2006 Ford Ranger went off the right side of the roadway, then overcorrected his vehicle, sending it off the opposite side of the highway. The vehicle then flipped over and crashed into a utility pole.
The driver, a resident of Cuba, was airlifted to the hospital in St. Louis with moderate injuries. He was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash.
No other people were involved in the collision, which caused total damage to the Ranger.
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