Two teenagers injured when car hits tree in Jefferson County

JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO – Two teenagers were injured when a 2005 Honda Accord hit a tree on Highway FF on Thursday night.

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, a 16-year-old was driving south on Highway FF when she became distracted and traveled off the right side of the highway. The Honda struck a tree near Saint Joseph Hills Road around 10:38 p.m.

The 16-year-old driver from Eureka and a 15-year-old passenger from Eureka were transported to Mercy Hospital St. Louis for minor injuries. Both were wearing a seat belt.

Police report the Honda was totaled.

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