An Eldon man suffered moderate injuries after his vehicle was rear-ended in a highway construction zone in Miller County Thursday afternoon.

An Eldon man suffered moderate injuries after his vehicle was rear-ended in a highway construction zone in Miller County Thursday afternoon.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, Timothy A. Chapman, 43, of Eldon was westbound on Highway 54 when he stopped his 1990 Mazda B2200 about one-quarter mile west of Lakeland Rd. and was struck from behind by a 2009 Chevrolet Suburban. The driver of the Suburban was Nell C. Meier, 21, of Eldridge, Iowa. 

Chapman was taken to Lake Regional Hospital by ambulance. Meier was not injured.

The report indicated both drivers were wearing seatbelt.

The accident occurred around 3:30 p.m. Aug. 11.