Two injured in two vehicle crash in Jefferson County Tuesday evening

(Jefferson County) Two people from Hillsboro suffered moderate injuries in a two vehicle crash in Jefferson County on Tuesday evening.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a 2004 Chevy Cavalier driven by 22-year-old Alyssa Block of Hillsboro was driving on Route BB, north of Three B Road when she attempted to slow down for a 1991 Kawasaki 220 driven by 32-year-old Brittany Watkins, who was stopped in the roadway.

The front of Block’s vehicle struck the rear of Watkins’ Kawasaki 220.

As a result Watkins traveled off the right side of the road before coming to a rest.

Watkins alongside passenger 43-year-old Timothy Hanlon were injured in the accident and taken by ambulance to Mercy South for treatment.

The crash happened shortly before 5:30 on Tuesday evening.