(KMOV.com) – Three 14 year olds are hospitalized after an accident involving an all-terrain vehicle on Friday.
The accident happened just after 8 p.m. in an open field near Point Royale Drive and Scott Road.
Authorities tell News 4 that Emily Schuette, 14, of Moscow Mills was driving the ATV into a wooded area when she apparently lost control and struck a tree.
Schuette suffered minor injuries, but two passengers, Lauren Reichert and Phillip Tonnage, both of Troy, Missouri, were more seriously injured. Reichert and Tonnage were airlifted to a St. Louis hospital.
Authorities the teens were not wearing seatbelts.