Two teenagers were involved in a single vehicle accident on Saturday night at 10:55 p.m. on County Road 1220, about eight miles northeast of St. James.

Two teenagers were involved in a single vehicle accident on Saturday night at 10:55 p.m. on County Road 1220, about eight miles northeast of St. James. The 16 year-old driver failed to negotiate a curve in his 1988 Ford F150 pickup, traveled off of the road and struck a tree. He received minor injuries, but was transported by ambulance to Phelps County Regional Medical Center (PCRMC). The 14 year-old passenger sustained moderate injuries and was transported by ambulance to PCRMC as well. The pickup truck was left at the scene with moderate damage. The crash was investigated by Trooper M.D. Ritter of the Missouri State Highway Patrol.