ADAIR COUNTY, Mo. — A head-on collision in Adair County around 12:20 p.m. Monday left three people with moderate injuries and one with serious injuries.

According to a crash report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 58-year-old Michael L. Steeples was southbound on U.S. 63 Highway, just north of Kirksville when his truck slid into the northbound lanes and veered into the path of 57-year-old Robert J. Whitson.

Steeples and his passenger, 60-year-old Edwin D. Hogarth received moderate injuries, while Whitson suffered serious injuries.

Whitson’s passenger, 38-year-old Ashley D. Whitson was also moderately injured.

All four were transported by Adair County ambulance to Northeast Regional Medical Center for treatment.