SIKESTON -- Four teenagers were injured in three separate accidents Friday in Scott, Mississippi and Stoddard counties.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the first accident occurred at 5:30 p.m. in Scott County. Bradlee J. Burton, 17, of Sikeston, was traveling eastbound on County Road 518, just west of County Road 517, when he swerved to avoid a dog, ran off the road and struck a tree.
Burton and his passenger, Steven D. Watkins, 16, sustained minor injuries and were transported by private vehicle to Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.
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