Teenage driver crashes, child injured in crash
Posted on Monday, October 26th, 2020
EUREKA, MO – A 16-year-old driver crashed into a construction fence and injured his 10-year-old passenger on Thursday morning.
The crash occurred on Route FF at Schoenfeld Drive at around 8:15 a.m., according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Their report states that the teenage driver drifted off the right side of the road and hit a construction fence and ditch. The vehicle then crossed Sommertyme Road and hit another ditch. Finally, the driver veered off the left side of Route FF.
The extent of the child’s injuries are unknown, but she was transported to Mercy Hospital St. Louis after the crash.
It is unclear what caused the driver to lose control of the vehicle.
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