16-year-old motorcyclist dead after crashing into fence in Villa Ridge

VILLA RIDGE, MO – A 16-year-old boy was killed after his motorcycle crashed into a fence in Villa Ridge on Wednesday night, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The crash occurred at 823 American Inn Road, south of Fawn Ridge Acres and I-44, at 5:03 p.m., when the 16-year-old operator of a 1998 Yamaha YZ 250 motorcycle ran off the left side of the highway, then collided with a fence.

The motorcyclist, a resident of Villa Ridge, was pronounced dead at the scene at 5:13 p.m.

No other people were hurt in the collision.

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 fight for the rights of motorcyclists across the area 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 motorcycle accident attorneys.

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