MOSCOW — A two vehicle crash caused traffic to back up on US-12 in Moscow Township this morning.

The incident happened just before 7:00 AM, on Tuesday, November 1st on US-12 between Round Lake Rd and Bibbins Rd.

Joshua Dean Smith, age 24, of 9280 Moreland Rd., Jerome was driving a 1997 Ford F-350 and was stopped in the westbound lane of E. Chicago Rd. waiting to turn south into a private drive. His vehicle was struck from the rear by a 2015 Jeep Rubicon driven by John Joe Locklin, age 46, of 631 N. Fremont Rd., Coldwater, MI.

Locklin was transported by Somerset Fire and Rescue to Allegiance Health for treatment of injuries sustained. Smith had minor injuries. Locklin was cited for Unable to Stop in Assured Clear Distance.

This accident is still under investigation.