2 teens injured in Jenkins wreck

Monday, July 17, 2017

Vehicle hits tree on Route O Sunday

Two Seligman teens were injured Sunday in a wreck at 11:55 p.m. on Route O in Jenkins.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Rafael Mendez, 73, of Seligman, was driving a 2004 Saturn Vue southbound when his vehicle ran off the roadway on a curve and struck a tree.

Two passengers in his vehicle, Laisha Sanchez, 16, and Brianna Cook, 14, both of Seligman, suffered minor injuries and were transported by private vehicle to Mercy Hospital in Cassville. Mendez was not injured.

All were wearing safety devices, and the vehicle sustained moderate damage.

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