AUDRAIN COUNTY, Mo. – A Centralia driver was hospitalized after her car was rear ended by a dump truck in Audrain County Tuesday afternoon.

The Missouri highway Patrol says Linda Govero, 55, was stopped on northbound County Road 581, when James Wright, 50, of Columbia struck the rear of her vehicle North of County Road 536.

Despite wearing a seat belt, Govero received moderate injuries and was transported to SSM Audrain Hospital for treatment.