BENTON COUNTY, MO. — An accident in Benton County left two Lebanon residents with minor injuries just before noon Tuesday.

Estiben A. Hernandez Sierra was headed south on US 65 Highway and attempted to exit on to Main street when his vehicle lost traction and traveled off of the left side of the roadway.

He then struck a concrete drainage culvert and became airborne.

After travelling into a ditch and striking an embankment the vehicle finally came to a stop.

Hernandez Sierra received minor injuries as did a passenger in his vehicle Dylan G. Dampier.

They were both taken to Bothwell Hospital by Warsaw Lincoln EMS to receive treatment for their injuries.