An Osceola teen escaped serious injury in a three vehicle accident yesterday afternoon in St. Clair County. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at about 3:20 P.M. yesterday afternoon on Business Missouri 13 at Route WW, in St. Clair County, involving a 2001 Ford Taurus driven by 16 year old Vanessa Johnson.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol says, Johnson was traveling Northbound when she failed to yield and was struck by a 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix driven by 18 year old Jesse Newcome, of Osceola, before striking a 2000 Plymouth Neon driven by 42 year old Christopher Schneck, of Lowry City. Johnson, Newcome, and Schneck were all listed with no injury.
Two passengers in Johnson's vehicle, 17 year old Ray Cotton and 10 year old Belle Meier, both of Osceola, were listed with minor injuries and transported by private vehicle to Golden Valley Memorial Hospital in Clinton.-