A three vehicle accident Friday night in Jackson County sent an Illinois woman to the hospital. According to the Highway Patrol 68 year old Ronnie Baker from Lees Summit hit a pair of vehicles from behind. The accident happened on northbound I-470 at Woods Chapel Road just before 6 p.m. Baker knocked 35 year old Mubashir Shafaq of Berekly Illinois off the road. Baker then hit 30 year old Chad Kruger of Grain Valley. Mubashir was taken to Centerpoint Hospital with moderate injuries.

A second wreck occurred about an hour later in Cass County. 32 year old Jennifer Michael of Holden ran off Highway 2 near Route K. Her vehicle hit a utility pole and overturned, but Michael refused treatment for minor injuries.

Both wrecks are under investigation with charges pending.