Teenager Taken To Hospital With Serious Injuries After Car Crash In Jefferson County

(Jefferson County) A car accident in Jefferson County Tuesday afternoon left a teenager with serious injuries.

According to highway patrol, a 17-year-old man from DeSoto was westbound on Flucom Road in his 2006 Pontiac G6 around 3:35 p.m. on Tuesday.

The juvenile failed to navigate a curve in the roadway to the left, traveled off the left side of the road and struck a tree.

He was taken to Mercy Hospital St. Louis with serious injuries.