Carthage teen injured in rollover crash Friday


CARTHAGE, Mo. — A single vehicle crash has left a Carthage teen in serious condition.

The crash occurred Friday, May 13 at 9:25 a.m. on Fir Road, two miles east of Carthage.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol Online Crash Report, a 2007 Honda CRV driven by a 17-year-old Carthage teen was westbound on Fir Road, failed to maintain control of her vehicle and ran off the left side. The vehicle overturned several times ejecting the driver.

The report says the teen, whose name was not released, was not wearing a safety device and was taken to Freeman West Hospital in Joplin with serious injuries. Schrader’s Towing in Carthage removed the vehicle from the scene.


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