Jun 21, 2022

Mo. teen injured after car driven by 15-year-old strikes a tree

Posted Jun 21, 2022 10:00 AM

DEKALB COUNTY—One person was injured in an accident just after 8p.m. Monday in DeKalb County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2009 Ford Fusion driven by a 15-year-old girl from Cameron was eastbound on Oregon Road one mile north of Cameron. 

The driver failed to negotiate a right turn. The car traveled off the north side of the road and struck a tree.

A private vehicle transported a passenger Jack Kissire, 18, Turney, to Liberty Hospital. The driver was not wearing a seat belt but not injured, according to the MSHP.