LINNEUS, MO – A vehicle accident Wednesday morning injured residents of Linneus, according to a report by Highway Patrol.

Troopers were one mile north of Linneus, on northbound Route 5, where a vehicle had overturned off the roadway. The report named  Melissa Stanphill, 17, and an unnamed 4-year-old, who sustained minor injuries. They reportedly received treatment at Pershing Hospital.

The incident report says, the vehicle had swerved to avoid an animal in the roadway.