traffic accident 3

Two Jefferson County teenagers were injured Wednesday afternoon (Aug. 7) in a one-vehicle accident on Old Hwy. M near Old Antonia Road in the Imperial/Barnhart area, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported.

At 2:55 p.m., Skylar A. Andrews, 17, of Barnhart was driving a 2012 Jeep Cherokee west on Old Hwy. M, and the vehicle ran off the north side of the road and overturned, the report said.

She and a passenger in the Jeep – Hannah A. Maccachran, 16, of Imperial – were moderately injured and taken by Rock Township Ambulance to Mercy Hospital South in south St. Louis County, where they were treated and released, a hospital spokesman said.

The teens were wearing seat belts, the patrol reported.

The Jeep was totaled, the report said.