Teenage driver injured in overturned-vehicle accident

JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO – A 17-year-old Arnold driver was injured after his 2003 Pontiac Sunfire crashed and overturned on Thursday morning.

The teenage driver was traveling east on Old State Road M when the Pontiac traveled off the right side of the road, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol. When the driver over-corrected it caused the Pontiac to travel off the left side of the road and overturn. Police report the accident happened west of Moss Hollow Road around 7:40 a.m.

Investigations into the cause of the crash are ongoing.

The driver was transported to Mercy Hospital South for minor injuries. She was wearing a seat belt.

MSHP reports the Pontiac sustained minor damages.

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