Two Young People Sent To Hospital After Car Accident in St. Francois County

(St. Francois County) A car accident in St. Francois County Tuesday afternoon sent two people to the hospital. According to highway patrol, 18-year-old Leonard Martin of Desloge was northbound on Route ‘H’, just north of Route AA, with a 17-year-old female from Farmington in his 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Martin traveled off the right side of the road, struck a tree and overturned. the 17-year-old suffered serious injuries and was taken to St. Louis Children’s Hospital by AIR EVAC. Martin sustained moderate injuries and was taken to Parkland Health Center in Farmington.