ADAIR COUNTY, Mo. — Two passengers were injured when the car they were riding in got caught passing on a hillcrest in Adair County Thursday afternoon.

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol crash report, Yannick Itombo, 40 of Kirksville was eastbound on Highway 6, a mile west of Novinger when he attempted to pass on a hill.

When Itombo met oncoming traffic, he attempted to pull back into the right lane, striking another eastbound vehicle driven by Tracie Waley, 38 of Novinger.

Yannick Kololo, 21 of Kirksville received moderate injuries and Rossy Sefu, 20, also of Kirksville reported minor injuries during the collision.

Both were transported to Northeast Regional Medical Center for treatment.