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Man hospitalized after motorcycle crash on Hwy U in Washington County

Man hospitalized after motorcycle crash on Hwy U in Washington County

Posted on Thursday, July 29th, 2021

WASHINGTON COUNTY, MO — A 26-year-old Park Hills man was seriously injured Wednesday night in a single-vehicle motorcycle crash on Highway U near Mineral Point, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The accident happened in the northbound lanes of Highway U near Hopewell Road at around 8:40 p.m.

The young man was riding a 2009 Kawasaki Vulcan motorcycle northbound when he attempted to make a right turn onto Hopewell Road. The undercarriage of the bike struck the roadway, causing the vehicle to run off the roadway and overturn.

The rider was transported by ambulance to Mercy Hospital South with serious injuries. His condition has not been disclosed.

The MSHP crash report indicates he was not wearing a safety device at the time of the crash.

The motorcycle sustained minor damages in the accident and was towed from the scene by a private conveyance.

 

This article is one in a series presented by OnderLaw, LLC 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 safer conditions for riders 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 car accident attorneys.


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