3 Vehicle Accident Near Gallatin Totals One Vehicle

Two were taken to the hospital after a 3 vehicle accident near Gallatin Wednesday morning.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 52 year David Collins of Trenton was driving east on Highway 6 and fell asleep while driving. His vehicle crossed the roadway and hit the rear axle of an approaching Freightliner and the front bumper of another vehicle, driven by 19 year old Citally Salazar of Milan. Collins’ vehicle was totaled in the accident. He received minor injuries. 40 year old April Swank of Trenton was also in the vehicle and received minor injuries. Both were taken to Cameron Regional Medical Center.

The other drivers were not injured. The Freightliner was operated by a driver from Miami Gardens, Florida.

The accident took place just after 11am Wednesday morning. The Daviess County Sheriff’s Department and the Gallatin Fire Department assisted the Highway Patrol.