The highway patrol responded to an early Sunday morning accident in Pettis County involving 5 Sedalia residents. According to the report, 17 year old Kyler Pierson was driving north on South Grand south of Forest Park Road at a high rate of speed when he lost control on a curve. His car went off the road, hit a ditch and overturned.

Pierson and a passenger 17 year old Glenden White suffered minor injuries and were treated at the scene while 17 year old Jeremie Strobel and 15 year old Jordan Brisbin were moderately injured and transported to Bothwell Regional Hospital by private vehicle.

15 year old Jonathon Holland was the only occupant not wearing a seat belt and he suffered serious injuries and had to be air lifted to University Hospital.