PERRY COUNTY, MO – Two teenagers were airlifted to St. Louis Children’s Hospital after a single-vehicle crash on Highway C on Friday night.
A 16-year-old driver was traveling west on Highway C in a 1992 GMC Yukon when he failed to maintain a proper lookout, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol. The vehicle traveled off the left side of the road and overturned several times. MSHP reports the accident happened east of Perry County Road 218 around 11:30 p.m.
The driver and a 15-year-old male passenger sustained serious injuries. Neither the driver nor the passenger were wearing seat belts.
MSHP reports the GMC was totaled.
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