An early morning crash fouled traffic on Missouri 6 just west of US 61.

A head on collision around 5:45 Tuesday morning on Missouri 6 west of the 18 Wheeler results in moderate to serious injuries for both drivers and a passenger. The Missouri Highway Patrol says a car driven by 21-year-old Austin Raleigh of Monticello crossed the center line and struck a car head on driven by 63-year-old Randall Bennett of Maywood. Both drivers were taken to Blessing Hospital for treatment of serious injuries.

Troopers say a passenger in Bennett’s car, 61-year-old Glenda Bennett, was taken to Blessing Hospital with moderate injuries.

Kurt Parsons