SALINE COUNTY, Mo. — An accident in Lafayette County early Monday morning injured a Marshall man.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that the accident occurred at 5:45 a.m. Monday as 33-year old Gilma Martinez was westbound on Highway 23 at Highway 20 when he attempted to make a left turn and failed to yield to a vehicle driven by 43-year old Thomas Clark, also of Marshall.

Martinez sought medical attention on his own to be treated for moderate injures sustained in the crash.