accident

Two area residents were treated for minor injuries yesterday afternoon following a two car accident.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol,  Robert Skipper, 67, was stopped on Highway 6 westbound waiting to make a left turn when  Herbert Carpenter, 86, struck the rear end of his car.

Carpenter was treated by Grundy County EMS at the scene for minor injuries. Skipper’s passenger,  Kimberly Donaho, 45, was transported by Grundy County EMS to Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton.

All passengers were wearing their seatbelt and no one was seriously injured.