JACKSON COUNTY, Mo. – An Independence driver was injured when she ran into the rear of a car in Jackson County Wednesday.

The Missouri Statecar-crash-678x381 Highway Patrol says Marilyn Himmler, 71, was westbound on Interstate 70 at Adams Dairy Parkway when she overtook and struck the rear of Michelle Kleoppel, 53, of Odessa around 5:45 yesterday.

Himmler received moderate injuries and was transported to Truman Medical Center for treatment.