JOHNSON COUNTY, Mo. — An accident in Johnson County left two men with injuries Friday evening.

47-year-old Robert C. Martin, of Holden, and 59-year-old Mark A. Thatcher, of Lee’s Summit, were both headed east on US-50 highway just after 5:00 p.m. when Martin slowed to take a left turn.

Thatcher then struck him from behind.

Martin was moderately injured and transported to Western Missouri Medical Center by Johnson County ambulance.