LEBANON, Missouri- Two people were hospitalized after two vehicles collided on I-44 Friday evening.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says Renee Alvarez, 51, and Jennifer Duffy, 34, were occupants that was hit from behind. They were taken to Springfield hospitals.  Tyson Duffy, 41, the driver of the struck vehicle was unhurt.

Troopers report Jeffery Hutchinson, 27, from Lebanon, drove into the rear of the Duffy SUV vehicle with a 2006 Impala.  They both left the eastbound roadway after the collision.

The patrol responded  to the 119 mm at 5:43 p.m.