BENTON, Mo-In Benton County yesterday afternoon, a motorcycle accident left one person seriously injured. According to Highway Patrol reports, the driver of a Harley Davidson, Edward Thompson, 62, of Lincoln, Missouri, was swerving to avoid a collision with oncoming traffic. He was traveling south on State Highway B south of Cole Camp when he met a northbound vehicle that had crossed the center line. Thompson swerved to the right but could not get back on the roadway. The motorcycle overturned on the west side of the road, severely injuring Thompson. He was transported to Bothwell Hospital by emergency vehicle.
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