INTERSTATE_70_HIGHWAY_I70_1370540830969_425224_ver1.0_640_480LAFAYETTE COUNTY, Mo – A two-vehicle collision in Lafayette County hospitalized a Columbia, Mo. resident Sunday morning, August 21, 2016.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports Robert Perkins, 55, of Columbia, was westbound on I-70 approximately one mile west of Odessa, when he had to slow due to traffic congestion.

Michael Hurst, 57, of Sioux Falls, SD, failed to stop in time and struck the rear of Perkins’ vehicle.

Neither driver reported injuries, but Perkins’ passenger, Crystal K. Talbert, 42, suffered moderate injuries and was transported to Centerpoint Hospital for treatment.

The wreck occurred about 10:49 a.m.