BOURBON, MO (CRAWFORD COUNTY) – Two teenage girls were injured late Tuesday night in a single-vehicle rollover accident in Crawford County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The crash occurred on Turkeyfoot Road at 11:23 p.m., when a 2005 Ford Escape, operated by 17-year-old Jaylynn L. Winchester, of Bourbon, drove off the side of the roadway and rolled over.
Winchester and a passenger, 17-year-old Leasburg girl Maria M. Miller, were both taken to the hospital for the treatment of moderate injuries.
Neither of the girls was wearing a seatbelt when the accident occurred.
The Escape was totaled in the collision.
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