ST. LOUIS, MO — A 62-year-old man was seriously injured Tuesday evening after crashing his motorcycle into another vehicle on Interstate 255 eastbound in southwest St. Louis, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The accident occurred on a stretch of I-55 eastbound east of Lemay Ferry Road near Mehlville and was reported by Trooper B. A. Teague at 6:20 p.m.
The man, a resident of Illinois, was speeding and attempting to pass between two vehicles when he rear-ended a 2012 Mazda 3.
The motorcyclist was transported by ambulance to Mercy Hospital South with serious injuries. His condition has not been disclosed.
The Mazda driver, a 41-year-old woman and fellow resident of Illinois, was not reported injured.
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