A rear-end collision at 12:13 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, sent both drivers to Hannibal Regional Hospital.

A rear-end collision at 12:13 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, sent both drivers to Hannibal Regional Hospital.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2003 Dodge Grand Caravan driven by Margaret A. Smith, 27, of New London, rear-ended a 1994 Ford Ranger driven by Nemphis B. Folweiler, 17, of Hannibal, on southbound U.S. 61 2.5 miles north of New London. The Smith van went off the left side of the highway.

Smith, who was not wearing a seat belt, suffered serious injuries.

Folweiler was wearing a seat belt and had moderate injuries.

The State Patrol was assisted at the scene by the Ralls County Sheriff's Department and New London Fire Department.