(LEBANON MO)—A Hannibal truck driver is hospitalized with serious injuries following a three vehicle collision on I-44 11 miles west of Lebanon at 10 a-m Tuesday.

The Missouri Highway Patrol says the semi driven by 65 year old Kenneth Kniess of Hannibal struck a vehicle driven by 40 year old Jeffery Stringer of Hollister. Troopers say Stringer had stopped in the roadway to allow another vehicle to merge onto I-44. Stringer’s car was pushed into the merging vehicle driven by 15 year old Hank Martin of Beluh Missouri. Kniess’s semi went off the road and overturned coming to rest on its side.