Missouri teen airlifted to hospital after pickup lands in creek

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HARRISON COUNTY—One person was injured in an accident just after 9p.m. Saturday in Harrison County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 1997 Chevy Silverado driven by a 14-year-old boy from Mercer was westbound on Route N 2 two miles east of Cainsville.

The pickup traveled off the north side of the road, struck a bridge support located in a creek. The pickup came to rest on its wheels in the creek.

Lifeflight Eagle transported the driver to Blank Children’s Hospital in Des Moines. A 16-year-old in the vehicle was not injured. The driver was not wearing a seat belt, according to the MSHP.