WENTZVILLE, MO – Two teenagers were injured in a single-vehicle car accident on Interstate 70 Monday morning, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The crash happened at 7:10 a.m. in the eastbound lanes of I-70, on the ramp to Route Z.
A 2016 Nissan Rogue, driven by 17-year-old Jacob W. Crangle of O’Fallon, was heading onto the ramp from a parking lot when the vehicle crashed down an embankment. The Nissan then collided with a stone barrier before coming to rest.
Crangle, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was moderately injured in the collision.
A 16-year-old female passenger, also from O’Fallon, received minor wounds in the crash. She was reportedly wearing a seatbelt.
Both of the teenagers were taken to the hospital for treatment.
The Nissan was totaled in the collision.
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