FARMINGTON, MO – Two people were injured after a Jeep Wrangler pulled out in front of a motorcyclist at Rte O and Hillsborough Rd on Saturday, according to MSHP.
Devin R McEntire, 19, was driving a Jeep Wrangler when he attempted to cross Rte. George E Portell, 52, was riding a Harley Davidson motorcycle when he struck the spare tire of the Jeep. The collision caused the motorcycle to overturn, launching both occupants off the bike.
Portell and his passenger, Debora L Portell, 56, were both hospitalized at Mercy Hospital. McEntire was unhurt in the incident.
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