Three Mercer County teenagers were injured in a one-vehicle accident Wednesday evening.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a 16-year old female was operating a vehicle westbound on Route E, 4 miles southeast of Princeton. The driver failed to negotiate a curve and skidded off the north side of the roadway. The vehicle overturned and struck a fence, coming to rest upright.
The 16-year old female driver from Newtown as well as two 15-year old females who were occupants were taken to Wright Memorial Hospital with minor injuries.
The vehicle was totaled in the accident.