LAFAYETTE COUNTY, Mo. — Three drivers received minor injuries during a three-vehicle crash in Lafayette County Thursday afternoon.

The rear end chain reaction crash occurred on westbound Interstate 70, between Bates City and Oak Grove.

The crash report from the Missouri Highway Patrol states that traffic slowed and 46-year-old Steven Larish, of Lone Jack, ran into the rear of 32-year-old Robert Schwermen of Belton.

Schwerman then struck the rear of a vehicle operated by 55-year-old Richard Porowski, of Ratcliff, Ky.

Larish was the only person taken for treatment at Centerpoint Hospital.