Driver rear ends tractor-trailer on I-44

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(KPLR) – Emergency responders were on the scene of a crash on I-44 westbound near Highway 100 Saturday morning.  Missouri State Highway Patrol officials say it happened shortly after 8 am.

A car driven by 39-year-old Michael Parker, of Pacific, crashed into the back of a tractor-trailer which was parked on the right shoulder.

Parker and a 29-year-old female passenger were both transported to hospitals.