BENTON COUNTY, Mo. – A head on collision in Benton County sent three occupants to the hospital around 12:30 today.

The Missouri Highway Patrol said the crash occurred on 7 Highway, just East of Route KK. An eastbound vehicle driven by Lyleigh Hines, 16, of Warsaw, crossed the center line and struck on oncoming vehicle driven by Heather Weidenhammer, 40, of Kansas City, Missouri. Hines and Weidenhammer were transported to local hospitals with moderate injuries.

A passenger in Weidenhammer’s vehicle, Sarah Everhart, 27, of Kearney, was flown Research Medical with serious injuries.