Motorcyclist severely injured in crash after driver fails to yield on Hwy 61

ST. CHARLES COUNTY, MO – A man from Lake St. Louis was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident on Highway 61 last night, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The crash happened on southbound US-61, near North Point Prairie, at 8:45 p.m., when the driver of a 2020 Chevrolet Colorado, 57-year-old Curryville woman Sandra J. Grote, failed to yield the right of way. The front-left of her vehicle collided with the front of a 2006 motorcycle of unknown make.

The motorcyclist, 43-year-old Lake St. Louis man Justin B. Londoff, was taken to Mercy Hospital St. Louis with severe injuries. He was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

Grote, who was wearing her seatbelt, was not reported as injured.

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 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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