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Motorcyclist injured after dodging deer on Highway T near Labadie

Motorcyclist injured after dodging deer on Highway T near Labadie

Posted on Wednesday, July 21st, 2021

FRANKLIN COUNTY, MO — A 40-year-old man was injured early Wednesday morning in a motorcycle crash after trying to avoid a deer on Highway T near Labadie, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Trooper N. A. Schuetz responded to the incident in the eastbound lanes of Highway T east of Powell Point Road at 5:00 a.m.

The man was heading eastbound on a 2000 Yamaha V-Star motorcycle when he attempted to swerve from the animal, causing his bike to skid and overturn.

The rider was transported by ambulance to Mercy Hospital St. Louis with minor injuries.

The Yamaha V-Star sustained moderate damages in the accident.

 

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 road conditions 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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