An 11-year-old girl was injured in a one-vehicle accident that occurred early this morning in Pettis County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that a westbound 2013 Buick Enclave, driven by 40-year-old Justin P. Peterman of Knob Noster, was on US Highway 50, east of the Muddy Creek Bridge just after midnight, when the driver failed to negotiate a curve, ran off the left side of the roadway and overturned as it traveled through the median. The Buick came to rest on its top in the eastbound lanes of 50.

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Injured was his passenger, an 11-year-old girl from Knob Noster. She was transported to Bothwell Regional Health center with minor injuries. She was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash, according to the report.

The Buick had extensive damage and was towed by InMotion.

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