A rear end collision shortly before 11 a.m. Wednesday on McMasters Avenue in Hannibal forced closure of the southbound lanes for about 40 minutes

Hannibal Police say 20-year-old Tyrel Birky of Kahoka rear ended a car driven by 49-year-old Rhonda Brown of Hannibal. Brown was stopped at a red light.

Birky and Brown were taken to Hannibal Regional Hospital for treatment. Two passengers in Birky’s car were uninjured.