JACKSON COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - Two juveniles were injured following a single-vehicle crash in Jackson County, Illinois on Sunday, Feb. 10.
According to Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, a vehicle driven by a sixteen-year-old was traveling westbound on Lake Road when the driver failure to make a turn and drove off the road.
The vehicle continued, hit several trees and overturned and caught on fire. The passenger was ejected from the vehicle.
Deputies were able put out the fire with an extinguisher and the driver was able to exit the vehicle under his own power.
Both the driver and passenger were take to a local hospital for treatment. The passenger was later transferred to a St. Louis area hospital.