A Memphis teenager sustained minor injuries in a one-vehicle accident on Highway 136, six miles west of Memphis at 5:35 p.m. on October 31st.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Kody J. Parkins, 16, was westbound on Highway 136, one mile west of the Route B intersection when he lost control of the 2004 Pontiac Grand Am he was driving. The car traveled off the right side of the roadway and struck a ditch before coming to rest on its top.

Parkins, who was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the accident, sustained minor injuries. He was transported by Scotland County Ambulance to Scotland County Hospital.

The Patrol was assisted at the scene by the Scotland County Sheriff’s Office, Memphis Police Department and first responders.