Liberty Teen Injured in Platte County Crash Wednesday

A Liberty teen was injured in a Wednesday afternoon accident in Platte County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred on I-29, at mile marker 5.4, as a vehicle driven by 17-year-old Ellarie E. Haggart was heading northbound.

Troopers say Haggart was struck in the rear by another northbound vehicle that ultimately continued north following the crash.

Haggart suffered minor injuries and refused treatment at the scene.

Authorities say she was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.