A car accident resulted in a teen suffering injuries on Monday. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a female was operating a 2001 Toyota Celica on northbound Route A when she failed to stop at a stop sign. The accident happened at approximately 10:30 p.m. when 17-year-old Kacie M. Mitchell drove into a barb wire fence and metal gate at U.S. 136. She sustained minor injuries and was transported to the hospital by a private vehicle. The Patrol did not indicate if any citations were issued in the accident.
Every day it is common practice for media outlets to report on auto accidents due to their frequent occurrence. There are thousands of auto accidents every year that cause individuals to suffer injuries and fatalities. Single-vehicle accidents, SUV rollovers, truck accidents, and motorcycle accidents are a few examples of auto accidents that can cause individuals to experience damages. Tragically, most of the auto accidents that happen every year are preventable. Some form of negligence is typically to blame and with a proper investigation, the party responsible can be identified and held accountable.
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