A Slater teen was injured in a one-vehicle accident that occurred Sunday morning in Lafayette County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that an eastbound 2000 Buick, driven by 18-year-old Sierra L. Slate-Jenkins of Slater, was on Missouri Highway 20 at Sunny Bank Road (between Alma and Corder) at 7:30 a.m., when the vehicle traveled off the left side of the roadway. The driver overcorrected and then traveled off the right side of the roadway, striking an embankment.

Slate-Jenkins suffered serious injuries and was flown to Research Medical Center in Kansas City by Life Flight.

The Buick was totaled.

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