One person was injured in a two vehicle accident Sunday afternoon in Jefferson County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that 52-year old Paul Spuhl of Republic was behind the wheel of a Yamaha Stratoliner, traveling southbound on Highway FF at John McKeever Road.

At the same time, 45-year old Christa Ponstingl of Eureka was driving a Subaru Outback, also heading south.

The crash occurred when Ponstingl was stopped in traffic, and the front of Spuhl’s vehicle struck the rear of Ponstingl’s Outback.

Spuhl sustained serious injuries and was taken to Mercy Hospital St. Louis to be treated.

Ponstingl was unharmed in the crash.