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Two northeast Missouri teens injured in Tuesday afternoon crash


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Two northeast Missouri teens were injured Tuesday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash in Adair County.

It happened just before 5:30 p.m. two miles east of Kirksville at the intersection of Patterson Way and Strawberry Way.

According to the the Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, Gabriel M. Barber, 18, of Kirksville, lost control of the car he was driving, it ran off the roadway and struck a fence.

Barber received moderate injuries in the crash and refused treatment.

A passenger in the car, August M. Lewis, 18, also of Kirksville, received moderate injuries and was taken by ambulance to Northeast Regional Medical Center.

Both teens were wearing seat belts at the time of the crash.

The car was moderately damaged and was driven from the scene.

Being involved in a car accident can be a terrifying experience, and sustaining a serious injury in the crash could make matters even worse. Due to the actions of a careless or reckless driver, you could face weeks or even months of recovery time for the injuries you sustained in a car accident. You should not have to take on additional stress and worry over the financial strain that your injury has caused.