Florissant Teen Escapes Scary Car Crash in West Alton

The 17-year-old was driving on Route 67 when he drove off the side of the road, hit a pole and overturned his car.

A 17-year-old teenager from Florissant escaped a frightening accident in West Alton on Tuesday evening with just minor scrapes and bruises. 

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Geoffrey Ferguson, 17, of Florissant, was driving southbound on Route 67, just north of Highway 94, in West Alton when he lost control of his car, traveled off the left side of the road, struck a pole and overturned the car. 

The car—a 1997 Toyota Camry—was totaled, while Ferguson suffered minor injuries. He was taken via ambulance to DePaul Hospital. 

According to the highway patrol, Ferguson was wearing a seatbelt. 


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