A Benton City man has injuries after a 2 car accident in Mexico this (Thursday) morning.
According to Mexico Public Safety it happened just before 5 in the 4600 block of East Liberty.
A vehicle driven by 40 year old Thomas M. Swaim of Benton City, was traveling westbound when it collided with the back of a 2007 International semi being driven by 55 year old Selim Farahat of New Jersey.
The semi was also traveling westbound, but a lower speed.
Public Safety used extrication equipment to remove Swaim from his vehicle.
Audrain County Ambulance District transported Swaim to University Hospital.
Traffic was diverted through a residential area for about one hour until East Liberty was cleared.