An El Dorado Springs man suffered serious injuries as a result of a two-vehicle accident at 8:10 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, a mile west of El Dorado on U.S. 54.

According to a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred as Bennett Thoreson, 44, El Dorado Springs, driving a 2017 Ford F-250 pickup, was westbound on U.S. 54 and making a left turn, but failed to yield to an oncoming 1999 Toyota Tacoma, driven by Shelly Zartman, 43.

Zartman was taken by ambulance to Mercy Hospital of Joplin.

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