Teenage girl injured in single-car collision in Jefferson County

JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO — A 14-year-old girl was injured Monday afternoon in a single-vehicle collision in Festus of Jefferson County, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The accident happened on Meyer Road east of Country Lane and was reported at 2:50 p.m.

A 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt was traveling eastbound on Meyer Road when it traveled off the right side of the roadway and overturned in a ditch.

The 14-year-old girl, a Desloge resident, was transported by ambulance to Mercy Hospital Jefferson with minor injuries. She was reportedly not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

The driver of the Cobalt, a 17-year-old girl and fellow Desloge resident, was not reported injured in the incident.

No further information has been released about a possible cause of crash.

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