This wasn't the way two local residents wanted to start the year. One minute into the new year, a two car accident injured a Sublette man and possibly injured a Liberal woman. Thirty-five year old James Cody Parr of Sublette was injured and taken to Southwest Medical Center. Forty-two year old Ermelinda Dolores Melton of Liberal received a possible injury and was taken to Southwest Medical Center. The accident occurred at the 83 and 54 junction in Liberal. Parr's Ford Passenger Vehicle was stopped at the red light on 54 waiting to turn left onto 83 when Melton's Mitsubishi Passenger Car rear ended Parr's car. The accident occurred one minute into the new year at 12:01 AM Friday.