Two men were injured in a wreck early Thursday morning in Jackson County.

The Highway Patrol reports 31 year old Timothy Michael from Wood River Illinois was westbound on I-70 near the 29 mile marker.

He slowed down because of a vehicle on the shoulder and was hit from behind by 22 year old Tye Morrison from Centerview.

Michael was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital with minor injuries.

Morrison was transported by helicopter to Centerpoint Hospital with moderate injuries.

An investigation into the crash is underway with charges pending.