Plato Teen Injured In Accident

A 17-year-old Plato teen suffered serious injuries following a single-vehicle accident at 5:45 Sunday morning near the 15000 block of Highway 32. The Missouri Highway Patrol reports that a car driven by a 17-year-old unnamed male teen from Long Lane traveled off the right side of the road and struck two signs, a ditch and a large rock. An unnamed female in the car was taken to Mercy Hospital in Lebanon with serious injuries. Both occupants of the vehicle were wearing a safety device.