Two Morgan County Juveniles Injured in Friday Evening Wreck
Two juveniles were injured in Morgan County Friday evening after the driver became distracted and ran off the road.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol a 15-year-old male juvenile was the driver of a northbound 1994 Dodge 1500 on Little Buffalo Road, a little over two miles south of Route T at 6:45 p.m., when the driver was distracted by occupants of the vehicle, and the truck exited the left side of the roadway, striking a fence and a tree.
The 15-year-old driver had serious injuries, while one of his passengers, another 15-year-old male juvenile, both from Stover, had moderate injuries. Neither were wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash, according to the report. Both were transported to Lake Regional Hospital in Osage Beach by Mid-Mo EMS, for treatment.
The Dodge 1500 was totaled.