A Sedalia man and a Warsaw woman were injured in a two-vehicle accident that occurred Sunday morning in Benton County.

The MSHP reports that a 2014 Fiat driven by 68-year-old Shirley C. Story of Warsaw was northbound on Route BB (at Feaster Branch Road) at 8:05 a.m. when a 2007 Nissan Maxima driven by 37-year-old Jesse W. Morris was traveling south on Route BB and lost control due to a vehicle defect and the two vehicles collided.

Morris suffered moderate injuries and was taken to Bothwell Regional Health Center by Warsaw-Lincoln Ambulance, while Story also suffered moderate injuries and was taken to Golden Valley Hospital by Warsaw-Lincoln Ambulance.