SALINE COUNTY, Mo. – A passenger was injured during a rear end collision in Saline County Saturday afternoon, October 24, RearEndCollisions_Box2015.

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol report, the accident occurred on westbound Interstate 70 about five miles East of Marshall Junction when Nicholas Atkinson, 18, of Marshall overtook a vehicle driven by Andy Heitman, 52, of Washington. The Heitman vehicle traveled into the median and struck a cable barrier.

A passenger in the Heitman vehicle, Kimberly Peters, 46, of Belleville Illinois was transported to Fitzgibbon Hospital with moderate injuries.