A Belton woman died and another woman is in critical condition after a two-car accident Tuesday afternoon in Blue Springs.


Police say Roberta Bennett, 69, died at the scene of an accident shortly before 1 p.m. on U.S. 40 just east of Adams Dairy Parkway. She was the passenger in a 2011 Nissan that was turning left from eastbound U.S. 40 onto Brizendine Road when a westbound 2002 Toyota Camry collided with the Nissan.


Bennett was pronounced dead at the scene. Her driver, an 81-year-old woman from Grain Valley, is in critical condition at a nearby hospital. The Camry driver, a 19-year-old man, was not injured and was not cited, police said. All three were wearing seatbelts.