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UPDATE: Two juveniles hospitalized after rollover crash

(Raven Brown/KTVO)

UPDATE: The mother of the two boys injured in a Friday morning rollover crash has given KTVO an update on her sons' conditions.

Tonya Bulechek told KTVO Friday night that her son, Randall Yarrington, 16, is currently in the ICU at the Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville with a broken clavicle and a cut in his lung.

Yarrington's 9-year-old brother, Wyatt Bulechek, is in the ICU at University Hospital in Columbia, with four broken ribs, a bruised lung and two fractures in his hip.

Bulechek added that her sons were wearing seat belts at the time of the crash, but they had taken them off in an attempt to go find help.

A GoFundMe account to help pay for medical expenses is in the process of being arranged.

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A single-vehicle rollover crash outside Greentop, Mo., sent two young brothers to the hospital Friday morning.

At 7:45 a.m., emergency personnel responded to the scene and found a pickup truck rolled over in a ditch.

A highway patrol trooper told KTVO that it appeared the pickup was headed east on Fort Madison Way 3.5 miles northeast of Sublette, when it went off the right side, overcorrected and ended up overturned in a small dry creek bed.

Officials on scene said that a 16-year-old and a 9-year-old were in the vehicle. The highway patrol reported Friday afternoon that the 16-year-old was the driver. The 9-year-old was flown to University Hospital in Columbia with serious injuries. The driver suffered moderate injuries and was taken by ambulance to Northeast Regional Medical Center.

A group of boys in a horse-drawn buggy reportedly noticed the overturned car, and traveled a mile and a half to the nearest phone to call for help.

Neither boy was wearing a seat belt, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol accident report.


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