Green Ridge man critically injured in Pettis Co collision

An elderly Pettis County man is seriously injured when his car is rear-ended just east of Sedalia.  

Earl Paxton, 84, of Green Ridge, was driving on Highway-50 late yesterday morning when a vehicle failed to yield the right of way and struck his car from behind.

Paxton was lifeflighted to University Medical Center where he's currently listed in critical condition.  The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports Paxton was not wearing a seat belt.