Two Sedalia residents suffered minor injuries Wednesday morning when their car was struck in the rear.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported the accident just after 8:00, on Highway 50 just east of Rissler Road in Pettis County.

According to the online crash report, a 2008 Toyota Yaris was slowing in traffic, when it was struck in the rear by a 1995 Freightliner.

The driver of the Toyota, 82-year old Billie A. Shuler, and a passenger, 81-year old Ronald L. Schuler, both received minor injuries in the accident. The report indicates that both refused medical treatment at the scene.

The driver of the Freightliner, 18-year old Grant M. Hale, of Henley, MO, was not injured.

The Toyota was totaled in the accident.

Kurt Parsons