55-year-old motorcyclists injured in St. Louis County accident

ST. LOUIS, MO – A 55-year-old St. Louis motorcyclist was injured in a crash on eastbound Route 180 on Tuesday afternoon.

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, Lillian D. Hess, 87, was in the center turn lane on eastbound Route 180 in a 2008 Ford Escape. She attempted to turn right right and struck a 2017 Harley Davidson Road Glide, driven by James M. Claxton. The accident happened east of Woodson Road around 4 p.m.

Claxton was transported to Mercy Hospital St. Louis for moderate injuries.

Both drivers were wearing seat belts.

The motorcycle sustained extensive damages and the Ford sustained moderate damages.

This article is one in a series presented by OnderLaw to inform our neighbors about car accidents and traffic news across our city. It should not be interpreted as legal advice. However, if you or someone you love has been injured in a motorcycle crash, we would like to discuss your case in detail. Depending on the circumstances, you may be entitled to financial compensation for your medical bills, your lost income, and other expenses. More importantly, the only way to improve driving conditions for motorcyclists or fix the root cause of many accidents is to enlist the help of an experienced attorney that has the possibility to effect change and can prevent this from happening to another family. Contact us today to speak to one of our compassionate St. Louis car accident attorneys.