CALDWELL COUNTY, Mo. – A Cowgill driver was hospitalized after running into the rear of a trailer in Caldwell County last night.

According to theimages Missouri Highway Patrol crash report, Jerry Burchett, 57, of Cowgill was towing a hay trailer with his pickup on northbound Highway 13 at Meadow Brook Lane in Polo when Justice Burton, 19, of Cowgill overtook and struck the rear of the trailer.

Burton received moderate injuries in the collision and was transported to Liberty Hospital for treatment.