Hillsboro man injured after motorcycle crashes into ditch on Rte B

HILLSBORO, MO (JEFFERSON COUNTY) – A man from Hillsboro was injured after his motorcycle crashed into a ditch on Route B yesterday afternoon, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The collision happened about four miles northwest of Hillsboro and 1.4 miles southeast of Morse Mill, on northbound Route B, near Park Ridge Road, at 3:55 p.m.

45-year-old Dustin A. Scallet, operating a 2016 Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle, was unable to properly round a curve in the roadway. He went off the right side of the highway, then crashed and overturned in a ditch.

Scallet, who was wearing his helmet at the time of the crash, was taken to Mercy Hospital South for the treatment of minor injuries.

No other people were reported as hurt.

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 accident, 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 state 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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