A Slater man was injured in an accident that occurred Friday afternoon in Saline County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that a northbound 2004 Ford truck, driven by 72-year-old Lester A. Bryant of Slater, was on Highway 240 at 270th Road around 4:30 p.m., when he tried to pass several vehicles behind a piece of farm equipment and it turned left in front of him.

Bryant suffered serious injuries, and was flown by Life Flight to University Hospital for treatment.

The Ford was totaled.

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