LOUISIANA, MO (PIKE COUNTY) – Two people, including a 15-year-old boy, were injured Thursday afternoon in a car accident in Pike County, reports the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The crash happened at 3:35 p.m. at the intersection of U.S. Highway 54 and Pike County Road 136 when a 2006 Chrysler Town and Country Minivan, operated by Curryville man Christopher D. Nulsen, 47, collided with the rear end of a 2006 Chevrolet Colorado.
The Colorado, driven by 30-year-old Coty W. Rickey, of Louisiana, Missouri, was waiting behind a 2006 Chevrolet Silverado which was stopped in traffic preparing to make a turn. The initial collision pushed the Colorado into the Silverado, operated by 65-year-old Ronald L. Hurd, also of Louisiana, Missouri.
Hurd and a 15-year-old passenger in the Silverado were both taken to the hospital for the treatment of minor injuries. No other injuries were reported in the crash.
The two victims and the drivers were wearing their seatbelts when the collision occurred.
The Colorado and the minivan were totaled in the crash.
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