Emma, MO – An area teenager is injured after she is reportedly forced to drive off the road.

The Missouri Highway Patrol says 19-year-old Fayth Caldwell of Emma was on 175th Road near 151 yesterday evening and tried to turn on a lane that was blocked by another car.

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Caldwell ran off the road and struck a ditch. She was taken to the hospital and recovering from moderate injuries.