Mo-Highway-Patrol-FeaturedA two vehicle crash in Cooper County sent an Olathe Kansas resident to the hospital early Tuesday morning.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Christopher Gugino, 31, of Grandview, was merging onto I-70, approximately two miles east of the Lamine River, when his vehicle was overtaken by a car driven by Brian Brommer, 36, of Olathe.

Brommer’s vehicle struck the right rear of the Gugino SUV. Gugino was unhurt. Brommer suffered moderate injuries and was transported to Cooper County Memorial Hospital for treatment.