LAFAYETTE COUNTY, Mo. — A nine-year-old was hospitalized after a rear end crash in Lafayette County Wednesday afternoon.

According to a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the incident occurred on southbound Highway 131 at Route U.

A vehicle driven by 21-year-old Tyler Schoonover, of Centerview, overtook and struck a vehicle driven by 27-year-old Kayla Lakey, of Bates City.

Lakey’s passenger, a 9-year-old from Odessa, was transported to Children’s Mercy Hospital with moderate injuries.