Paul Kennedy and James Scrivner, both of Russellville, suffer injuries when Rear-Ended.

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Cole County, Missouri-

Three people were injured in a two-vehicle car crash Monday afternoon in Cole County.

Missouri Highway Patrol reports show the crash occurred around 1:42 p.m. on Route AA, just north of Mt. Olive Road.

Paul Kennedy, 56, of Russellville, was stopped in traffic, waiting to make a left turn, and was struck in the rear by Devin Backes, 29, of Holts Summit.

Kennedy was treated for serious injuries; and his passenger, James Scrivner, 72, of Russellville, was treated for moderate injuries. Kennedy and Scrivner were wearing their seat belts.

Backes had no reported injuries, but his passenger, Julia Shipp, 25, of Eldon, was treated for moderate injuries. Backes and Shipp were not wearing seat belts. Both Kennedy and Scrivner were wearing their seatbelts.