PETTIS COUNTY, Mo.- Two teenagers were ejected from a vehicle and injured during a rollover accident this morning in Pettis County which prompted response from the Missouri State Highway Patrol and emergency personnel.
According to the filed accident report, at approximately 10:50 a.m., Ruben Rubio, 18, of Stover, Mo., was traveling southbound on Route M, a half mile north of Route A, when his vehicle traveled off the right side of the roadway, over corrected, then went off the left side of the road before striking a ditch and overturning.
Both Rubio and his passenger, Colton Johannes, 17, also of Stover, were ejected as a result. Rubio was transported by Life Flight Eagle to University Hospital for treatment of serious injuries. Johannes was taken by Pettis County EMS to University Hospital for treatment of moderate injuries.