Two people injured in police pursuit in Franklin County

VILLA RIDGE, MO – Two people were injured in a crash during a police pursuit on Highway AT on Sunday morning.

29-year-old Brandon H. Burton was involved in a police pursuit in a 2018 Nissan Versa when he swerved to avoid spikes in the road at Highway AT east of Highway O, police report. The car traveled off the road and struck a telephone pole around 9:58 a.m.

Both Burton and his passenger, 30-year-old Amanda M. Bowman, were transported to Mercy Hospital St. Louis for minor injuries. They were both wearing their seat belts.

The Nissan was totaled.

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