3 injured in Bollinger Co. crash

BOLLINGER COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - Three people were sent to area hospitals after a crash Thursday afternoon in Bollinger County.

It happened at 5 p.m. on Missouri 72 at Missouri 51.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the driver, a 16-year-old from Glenallen, failed to yield to another vehicle and the two vehicles collided.

The 16-year-old was taken by helicopter to St. Louis Children's Hospital with serious injuries.

Two passengers in his SUV, ages 26 and 24, were taken to a Cape Girardeau hospital for treatment.

The driver of the other vehicle was not hurt.

Troopers say the three people that went to the hospital were not wearing seat belts.

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