BATES COUNTY, Mo. — Two teenagers were not wearing seat belts during an injury accident in Bates County Wednesday afternoon.

A report from the Missouri Highway Patrol says Donavan Conyers-Ryberg, 18, of Holden, failed to negotiate a curve at Route TT, west of County Road Northwest 2001 at about 12:40 p.m. Wednesday.

Conyers-Ryberg’s pickup then went off the north side of the road and overturned.

Conyers-Ryberg received minor injuries however his passenger, Joshua Blomquist, 18, of Butler suffered serious injuries.

Both men were transported to Bates County Memorial Hospital for treatment.